Monthly Archives: June 2013

ABSTRACT Exercise Applications to Childhood ADHD

“Exercise Applications to Childhood ADHD” is the title of a report on new research published in last month’s issue of the Journal of Attention Disorders. According to the abstract: The leading hypothesis of the underlying physiology of this disorder of inattention and/or … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT School context, achievement motivation, and academic engagement

“School context, achievement motivation, and academic engagement: A longitudinal study of school engagement using a multidimensional perspective” is the title of a report on new research appearing in the latest issue of Learning and Instruction. According to an article in yesterday’s … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT Breastfeeding and early white matter development

Newly published research in a recent issue of Neuroimage suggests that breastfeeding enhances infant brain development. According to the abstract: Does breastfeeding alter early brain development? The prevailing consensus from large epidemiological studies posits that early exclusive breastfeeding is associated with … Continue reading

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New Research: “Are there really hints in your DNA of how far you’ll go in school?”

Education Week’s School Research blog recently published an article — “Storify: Finding the Education Needle in a Genetic Haystack” — about implications of new research appearing in the May 30 issue of Science. According to the blog, “while there’s no genetic Magic … Continue reading

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