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Type 2 diabetes affects executive function.

A new study by the University of Waterloo is one of the first to associate type 2 diabete sto control of emotions, behaviors and thoughts. 324 more words

Health

Compounds found in New Zealand blackcurrants increase mental health

A new study by scientists at Plant & Food Research (New Zealand) in collaboration with Northumbria University (UK), published in the Functional Foods journal has determined that New Zealand blackcurrants increase accuracy, attention and mood. 383 more words

Health

Too Much Carbon Dioxide May Cloud Our Thinking

The title of this post is the same as the title of an article by Marlene Cimons in the Health Section of the March 1, 2016 Washington Post.  454 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data

Training & Cognitive Bias: Any Link?

Research Paper Title

Training Induces Cognitive Bias: The Case of a Simulation-Based Emergency Airway Curriculum.

Introduction

Training-induced cognitive bias may affect performance. Using a simulation-based emergency airway curriculum, we tested the hypothesis that curriculum design would induce bias and affect decision making. 256 more words

Learning & Development

EATING CHOCOLATE REGULARLY ‘IMPROVES BRAIN FUNCTION’ ACCORDING TO NEW STUDY

Good news for chocolate lovers: eating the sweet treat has been found to have a positive association with cognitive performance, according to a new study. 176 more words

News

Character-Education Programmes: Linking Performance Virtues & Moral Virtues

Discussion Paper Title

Moral Dilemma.

Headline

Attempts to bolster virtuous traits in the young are on the rise. But no one knows whether they actually works, says Christian B. 444 more words

Military Training

The First Autistic Monkey

Shanghai researchers published a study in Nature revealing that they genetically modified a monkey who then exhibited autistic traits.

The autistic monkey was given an extra copy of the MeCP2 gene – a gene that was found to be duplicated in severely autistic boys. 111 more words

Science