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Educational Neuroscience: Implications for deaf children

By Mairéad MacSweeney, Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow at the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience.

I work with people who are born severely or profoundly deaf in order to inform our understanding of how the brain processes language. 1,374 more words

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The mystery of teenage brain in 14 minutes

Why do teenagers seem so much more impulsive, so much less self-aware than grown-ups? Cognitive neuroscientist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore compares the prefrontal cortex in adolescents to that of adults, to show us how typically “teenage” behavior is caused by the growing and developing brain. 22 more words

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