Leiden Psychology Blog


Tag: Neuroscience

  • Bridges between education and neuroscience

    Bridges between education and neuroscience

    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.
  • Don’t go to sleep!

    Don’t go to sleep!

    Claudia Pama | | 0
    Feeling down? Perhaps experiencing some winter blues? Sleep deprivation might be the answer. Neuroscientists at Tufts University have revealed an interesting mechanism behind this puzzling solution, by investigating the role of astrocytes.
  • Do the peanut butter sniff test

    Do the peanut butter sniff test

    Rebecca Joubert | | 0
    By using the peanut butter test it is possible to determine whether someone is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. This is the outcome of a study published in the Journal of the Neurological Sciences.
  • Neuroscience in the classroom?

    Neuroscience in the classroom?

    Neuroscientific results are increasingly popular amongst teachers. But what does it mean if children with learning disabilities show less activity in a certain brain area, and can we really use this information in the classroom?
  • Where on earth did the effect go?

    Where on earth did the effect go?

    One replication is worth at least a thousand t-tests, indeed, but several replications (let’s say about twenty) and well-powered studies are worth at least a million t-tests.