Tag: "peers" at biology news
MBL scientist Julie Huber receives 2007 LOral USA Fellowship for Women in Science
...ional and research experience that rivals those of peers
beyond her age. As a graduate student at the University of Washington, she was instrumental in the formation and success of the NASA Astrobiology program. In addition, seven publicationsfour of which she first-authoredresulted from her graduate work....
Prenatal alcohol exposure alters brain activity in the frontal-striatal areas
...cortical resources than their typically developing peers
to complete the task. Another possibility is that the connectivity - [meaning] how different brain regions cooperate and communicate together - between frontal-striatal regions is altered in brains with prenatal alcohol exposure." Fryer thinks th...
Genetic factors strongly shape how peers are chosen
...ersus benign environments, he said. The effects of peers
in adolescence can be quite powerful, either encouraging or discouraging deviant behaviors. Peers also provide access to substances of abuse....
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