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» Does Texting Hinder Social Skills?

» Does Texting Hinder Social Skills? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
I am one of those few 20-somethings who would prefer a simple Samsung model over an iPhone or Blackberry when shopping at AT&T.
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Obesity Linked to Poorer Mental Skills in Seniors

Obesity Linked to Poorer Mental Skills in Seniors | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Obesity is associated with reduced memory and thinking skills in adults aged 60 to 70, especially those with greater amounts of abdominal fat, according to a new study.

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Researchers find confidence is key to women’s spatial skills

Researchers find confidence is key to women’s spatial skills | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Boosting a woman’s confidence makes her better at spatial tasks, University of Warwick scientists have found, suggesting skills such as parking and map-reading could come more easily if a woman is feeling good about herself.
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Skaters' brains: Specialized training of complex motor skills may induce sports-specific structural changes in cerebellum

Skaters' brains: Specialized training of complex motor skills may induce sports-specific structural changes in cerebellum | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Specialized training of complex motor skills may induce sports-specific structural changes in the human brain.
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Rich children 'five months ahead'

Rich children 'five months ahead' | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Children from high-income families start school with skills that are already five months ahead of their middle and low-income classmates, say researchers.
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