Sunday, January 22, 2017

Gv resource: National Spatial Skills Research Network

Just discovered this important resource on visual-spatial abilities. File under Gv in CHC taxonomy.


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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Disney - Scott Barry Kaufman Profile (Be Inspired)

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Brain teaser to challenge your frontal lobes



Brain teaser to challenge your frontal lobes

Here is a fun brain teaser from puzzle master Wes Carroll. Tipping the Scales Question: The top two scales in the image at the right are in perfect…

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The Frequency-Following Response - A Window into Human | Nina Kraus



The Frequency-Following Response - A Window into Human | Nina Kraus

A Window into Human Communication Editors: Kraus, N., Anderson, S., White-Schwoch, T., Fay, R.R., Popper, A.N. (Eds.) ​Provides a…

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The nationwide register‐based prevalence of intellectual disability during childhood and adolescence



The nationwide register‐based prevalence of intellectual disability during childhood and adolescence

Abstract Background Many studies have evaluated the prevalence of intellectual disability (ID) by…

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

Research Byte: Normality: Part descriptive, part prescriptive via BrowZine

Normality: Part descriptive, part prescriptive
Bear, Adam; Knobe, Joshua
Cognition: Articles in press



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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Disturbances in the salience network may be common mechanism for multiple psychiatric disorders



Yet more support for the importance of understanding brain networks.  I have also suggested the importance of the interplay of the salience network, the default network and the central executive control network in my MindHub Pub 2 white paper....in an attempt to explain the possible mechanisms of a neurotechnology that appears to make demands on attentional control.  Report can be found here....http://www.themindhub.com/research-reports

"Disturbances in the salience network may be a common etiology underlying many psychiatric disorders."

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A Mindset “Revolution” Sweeping Britain’s Classrooms May Be Based On Shaky Science



A Mindset "Revolution" Sweeping Britain's Classrooms May Be Based On Shaky Science

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The "growth mindset" phenomenon has swept through schools over the last 20 years and purportedly explains everything…

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Friday, January 13, 2017

Thursday, January 12, 2017

What is the Flynn Effect, and how does it change our understanding of IQ? via BrowZine

What is the Flynn Effect, and how does it change our understanding of IQ?
Shenk, David
Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science: Vol. 8 Issue 1-2 – 2017: e1366

10.1002/wcs.1366

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court to decide on education rights for millions of children with disabilities



U.S. Supreme Court to decide on education rights for millions of children with disabilities

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The Supreme Court will take up a potentially momentous education case on Wednesday and try to clarify the…

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