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psychological and brain science

Lasting impact
Published Spring 2017
JHU psychiatrist examines brains of NFL athletes who have suffered concussions, finding molecular changes that last decades after trauma / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Visual thinking
Memorable moves
Published May 26, 2017 Video
The way an object moves affects how well you remember it, Hopkins researchers find
Number networks
Our brains are far more adaptable than we know
Published May 26, 2017
In blind people, brain's vision center plays role in solving math problems, study finds
Bat behavior
Kill them with cute
Published May 26, 2017 Video
A bat's head and ear movements sync with the animal's sonar to help it hunt, study finds
LEARNING
Numbers game
Published May 26, 2017 Video
Researchers find that a simple numbers game seems to make kids better at math
superb owl
Owls provide clues on how humans focus attention
Published May 26, 2017
Barn owl study reveals the rules and mechanisms for how the brain makes such decisions