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'Junk DNA' could be key to controlling fear

A piece of "junk DNA" could be the key to extinguishing fear-related memories for people struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and phobia, according to a study from The University of Queensland.

How recess helps students learn

As parents and schools seek to support students' social and emotional needs—and teach them what they need to learn—some education leaders are missing one particularly effective opportunity.

Scientists discover new mechanism involved in learning and memory

What happens inside neurons when we memorize a password or learn the cello? Some of our basic understanding about learning and memory comes from the study of conditions in which cognitive development is disrupted. For example, ...

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