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The Ballooning Brain: Defective Genes May Explain Uncontrolled Brain Growth in Autism

The Ballooning Brain: Defective Genes May Explain Uncontrolled Brain Growth in Autism | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Autistic children's brains may grow too big, too soon. A new study links this unusual growth to abnormal gene activity that fails to prune unnecessary neural connections

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A Sense of Self

A Sense of Self | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Are people geared to following such a totally existential and materialistic day-to-day existence that the incredibly complex range of their personal ‘inner life' becomes less and less active?

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» Why Do We Feel The Need To Argue?

» Why Do We Feel The Need To Argue? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Brains are wired for both intimacy and self-protection, and sometimes that creates a vicious cycle.
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Music training has biological impact on aging process

Music training has biological impact on aging process | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Age-related delays in neural timing are not inevitable and can be avoided or offset with musical training, according to a new study from Northwestern University.
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Was Darwin wrong about emotions?

Was Darwin wrong about emotions? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Contrary to what many psychological scientists think, people do not all have the same set of biologically "basic" emotions, and those emotions are not automatically expressed on the faces of those around us, according to the author of a new article.
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