To follow up on our conversation on Monday, where there seemed to be some confusion about how long it takes children to become proficient in English, read this article.
This short but interesting article discusses how we lay down our memories of painful events, as well as the experience of “duration neglect,” where our memories tend to regard how long something painful endured.
Check out this interesting article on gender differences in memory and how parenting influences these.
A short video on changing demographics.
A short video on an old but ground-breaking study of attachment relationships in monkeys.
Ecological Systems Theory was formulated by Urie Bronfenbrenner. His pioneering theory has profoundly shaped how our field views development.
Bronfenbrenner later added an additional element, the chronosystem, to the theory.
Ecological Systems Theory by Urie Bronfenbrenner
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Take this interactive quiz to examine your hemisphere dominance.
Sleep plays a crucial role in brain function, but we don’t exactly understand how this works. You can see neuron function changing during different types of sleep. The following presentation illustrates some of the most recent, and complex, science on the brain and sleep. He is essentially saying that sleep … Continue reading
A new study in the journal Molecular Psychiatry is getting some press. In the research, scientists found that stress induces changes to neural stem cells, causing them to form oligodendrocyte cells rather than astrocyte cells. The oligodendrocyte cells produce myelin which insulates nerve axons. This extra myelin, or white … Continue reading