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  • October 20, 2020
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Effects of exercise on memory and learning

It is generally agreed that regular exercise helps people stay fit and healthy in a variety of ways, for example, by improving flexibility, muscular strength, and cardiovascular function....
  • October 12, 2020
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Attachment

Theories describing the nature of interactions between infants and caregivers are often attributed to British psychoanalyst John Bowlby (1907-1990). Bowlby was interested in how the quality of these...
Nature vs Nurture There is a long-standing debate about how we develop our individual characteristics, traits and behaviours. Nature refers to the hereditary passing down of such characteristics...
Neuroscience is the scientific study of the nervous system, which comprises of the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord) and the peripheral nervous system (all other...
  • September 1, 2020
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Behaviour and the Brain: Amygdala Hijack

In our brains, a section known as the amygdala processes emotions. Activated by stressful events, the amygdala heightens our emotional responses and suppress our ability to use logic...
  • August 31, 2020
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When to start solids

Starting solids, often referred to as weaning, is when the baby starts to consume actual food. More recently, the term complementary feeding has been introduced to better reflect...