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On SAGE Insight: Neuroscience and literacy acquisition

Special Section Guest Editor: Urs Maurer and Catherine McBride From International Journal of Behavioral Development This special section is devoted to the topic “Neuroscience and Literacy Acquisition.” It presents some of the most up-to-date thinking in the area of reading … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures: A New Direction

Guest editors: Gaston Baslet, Barbara A. Dworetzky and David L. Perez From Clinical EEG and Neuroscience Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizure (PNES) is frequently diagnosed in epilepsy   monitoring units. Our ability to understand and treat PNES and associated co-morbidities remains limited.  For … Continue reading

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The importance of social rewards and social networks in the human brain

From The Neuroscientist We live in an increasingly interconnected world. Recent technological advances in communication and interaction, from video calls to the rampant use of social media (e.g., Twitter) and social network sites (e.g., Facebook) offer the opportunity to be … Continue reading

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Is left-handedness higher among those suffering from psychosis?

Left-Handedness Among a Community Sample of Psychiatric Outpatients Suffering From Mood and Psychotic Disorders From Sage Open Researchers have long studied the connections between hand dominance and different aspects of the human brain. This study finds that among those with … Continue reading

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Women do make men throw caution to the wind, research confirms

The presence of an attractive woman elevates testosterone and physical risk taking in young men From: Social Psychological and Personality Science When researchers asked a group of young adult men to perform both easy and difficult tricks on skateboards, first in … Continue reading

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