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Multi-tasking adversely affects brain's learning, UCLA psychologists report

Multi-tasking affects the brain's learning systems, and as a result, we do not learn as well when we are distracted, UCLA psychologists report this week in the online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.... "Multi-tasking adversely affects how you learn," said Russell Poldrack, UCLA associate professor of psychology and co-author of the study. "Even if you learn while mult...
(Date:8/27/2014)... to listen carefully to someone, the first thing we ... is stop moving altogether. This strategy helps us hear ... movements. , This interplay between movement and hearing also ... evidence has long suggested that the brain,s motor cortex, ... gives rise to our conscious perception of sound. , ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... giant, frightening beasts. But every creature is a baby ... containing fossils of 24 very young dinosaurs and one ... overseen by a caretaker, according to a new study ... Hedrick and Peter Dodson led the work, collaborating with ... the specimen is held. Hedrick is a doctoral student ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... into doubt the long-standing belief that a deficiency in ... plays a central role in depression. In the journal ... lacking the ability to make serotonin in their brains ... did not show depression-like symptoms. , Donald Kuhn ... Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine note ...
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