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Here’s Topic 4: Adolescence

Adolescence is a dynamic period of learning and adaptation. These skills are complex and they involve lots of different brain areas. Brain regions involved in feeling emotion typically reach adult levels of development by adolescence while those involved with reasoning and planning are … Continue reading

Posted on February 20, 2018 by modkatie in News | Leave a comment

Here comes Topic 3: Early Development

In early years a child’s brain makes 1,000,000 new connections every second. First to develop are brain circuits for vision, hearing and language. Reading, writing and maths will develop later. Key factors influencing early development include the amount of language … Continue reading

Posted on February 4, 2018 by modkatie in News | Leave a comment

Live chat, 8pm-9pm tonight

Mike, Gaia and Matt are online from 8-9pm tonight to talk all things attention, reward and motivation. Start a new conversation or follow up on last week’s chat. Login or register with social media to join the chat. The topic … Continue reading

Posted on January 31, 2018 by modkatie in News | Leave a comment

Live chat, 8pm-9pm tonight

Neuroscientists and psychologists are online from 8-9pm tonight to answer your questions about how young people learn. Login or register with social media to join the chat. The topic of Attention, Reward and Motivation runs from Monday 22nd – Sunday 4th February, … Continue reading

Posted on January 23, 2018 by modkatie in News | Leave a comment