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Latest Social neuroscience Stories

2013-04-24 14:53:44

A specific region of the brain is in play when children consider their identity and social status as they transition into adolescence -- that often-turbulent time of reaching puberty and entering middle school.

2012-09-19 16:06:26

Clemson University psychology professor June Pilcher returned recently from Austria, where she worked with University of Vienna researchers to study ways college students’ sleep habits affect how they function socially.

2010-01-20 14:36:09

WIREs Cognitive Science explores the rise of neurolaw.

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2009-07-15 08:35:00

Ask middle-school students if they are popular or make friends easily, they likely will depend on social comparisons with their peers for an answer.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.