Monthly Archives: March 2013

ABSTRACT Early gamma oscillations during rapid auditory processing in children with a language-learning impairment: Changes in neural mass activity after training

This just in from the April 2013 issue of Neuropsychologia: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0028393213000171 ___________________________________________________ KC Education Research Updates is a sister site of the KC Education Enterprise, which covers policy news of interest to residents of 28 districts in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Advertisements

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Abbott Preschool Program Longitudinal Effects Study: Fifth Grade Follow-Up

This just in from Rutgers’ National Institute for Early Education Research: http://nieer.org/publications/latest-research/abbott-preschool-program-longitudinal-effects-study-fifth-grade-follow ___________________________________________________ KC Education Research Updates is a sister site of the KC Education Enterprise, which covers policy news of interest to residents of 28 districts in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

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Reasoning Training Increases Brain Connectivity Associated with High-Level Cognition

This just in from Scientific American: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/2013/03/18/reasoning-training-increases-brain-connectivity-associated-with-high-level-cognition/ ___________________________________________________ KC Education Research Updates is a sister site of the KC Education Enterprise, which covers policy news of interest to residents of 28 districts in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

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Elite Athletes Also Excel at Some Cognitive Tasks

This just in from ScienceDaily: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/03/130318151634.htm Their article references new research – “Perceptual-cognitive expertise in elite volleyball players” — that appeared n the March 7, 2013, issue of Frontiers in Movement Science and Sport Psychology: http://www.frontiersin.org/Movement_Science_and_Sport_Psychology/10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00036/abstract ___________________________________________________ KC Education Research Updates is a sister site of the KC … Continue reading

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Understanding and Preventing Violence Directed Against Teachers

This just in from the American Psychological Association: http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/releases/amp-68-2-75.pdf ___________________________________________________ KC Education Research Updates is a sister site of the KC Education Enterprise, which covers policy news of interest to residents of 28 districts in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

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‘Network’ analysis of the brain may explain features of autism

This just in from Boston Children’s Hospital regarding research funded by the National Institutes of Health: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-02/bch-ao022213.php ___________________________________________________ KC Education Research Updates is a sister site of the KC Education Enterprise, which covers policy news of interest to residents of 28 districts in … Continue reading

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ADHD symptoms persist for most young children despite treatment

This just in from the March 7 issue of Psypost: http://www.psypost.org/2013/03/adhd-symptoms-persist-for-most-young-children-despite-treatment-16744 The article discusses implications of a study that appeared in the March issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: http://www.jaacap.com/article/S0890-8567(12)01000-3/abstract ___________________________________________________ KC Education Research Updates is a … Continue reading

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