Is there a biological basis in the brain for the increasing number of boys that perform worse at school than girls?
Educational science and neuroscience - can they benefit one another? Researchers in both fields are enthusiastic to build bridges, but the expectations must be realistic. An educational neuroscience meeting was hosted in Leiden to get the dialogue going.
Fleeing from a fearful situation is not always a good response to threat. However, the program of Social Anxiety & School Refusal points out that for some school refusers the choice of self-preservation can be a valuable lesson.