Monthly Archives: January 2013

ABSTRACT Effects of Chewing on Cognitive Processing Speed

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S027826261200173X

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ABSTRACT Metamemory in children with autism: Exploring “feeling-of-knowing” in episodic and semantic memory

http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/neu/27/1/19/

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Abstract: Impairments in real-world executive function increase from childhood to adolescence in autism spectrum disorders

http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/neu/27/1/13/

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How Video Games Change the Brain

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=how-video-games-change-brain

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Abstract: Rhythmic auditory stimulation influences syntactic processing in children with developmental language disorders

http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/neu/27/1/121?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:%20apa-journals-neu%20(Neuropsychology)

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Why You Truly Never Leave High School

A New York Magazine article about the neuroscience and psychology of adolescence and how this time of life makes us who we are: http://nymag.com/news/features/high-school-2013-1/

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Children’s Complex Thinking Skills Begin Before Going to School

A ScienceDaily article about new research from the University of Chicago and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/01/130123164858.htm

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Asthma, Linked to Reduced Achievement, Rising Among Children

Check out this article about a report published late last year by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/rulesforengagement/2013/01/asthma_linked_to_reduced_achievement_rising_among_children.html?cmp=ENL-EU-NEWS2 And here is a link to the CDC report the article discusses: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_03/sr03_035.pdf

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This 19th-Century Book is Still Timely for Teachers

Recalling William James’ Talks to Teachers on Psychology, published in 1899 but still relevant today: http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/01/23/18gibbon.h32.html?tkn=YWRFUudDnkb%2Fd1Bk8o0UH18BhfO08%2B9osxqu&cmp=ENL-EU-VIEWS1

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Social Factors Can Affect Intelligence

In the New York Times, education writer Annie Murphy Paul interviews psychologists to provide insight into how academic performance is not just a factor of innate intelligence: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/07/opinion/sunday/intelligence-and-the-stereotype-threat.html?_r=0 ______________________________________________________________ In addition to providing occasional posts providing links to news from the … Continue reading

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