Andre L. Souza

6 Flips | 1 Magazine | 8 Following | 17 Followers | @andreluizsouza | Assistant Professor of Psychology at The University of Alabama

Teen girls have different brains: Gender, neuroscience and the truth about adolescence

It’s indisputably true that in adolescence there are real differences in some brain functions with males, females<p>The first talk I ever gave on the teenage brain was in 2007 at my sons’ school, Concord Academy. The principal, guidance counselor, and teachers had been so good to my kids and really …

Q&A: The Teaching Brain

Vanessa Rodriguez is co-author, with Michelle Fitzpatrick, of the new book, <i>The Teaching Brain: An Evolutionary Trait at the Heart of Education</i>.<p>In it, they contrast behaviorist models of instruction, which cast the learner's brain as an "empty vessel" to be filled with knowledge, with cognitive …

Surprisingly smart crows ace card game

Crows can remember faces and use tools. Now new research shows they also have the brain power to spontaneously solve higher-order matching …

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The Top Ten Brain Science And Psychology Studies Of 2013

Putting it mildly, 2013 was an eventful year for brain science. This Top 10 list isn’t meant to be exhaustive (given how many studies are published each year, it never could be), but it’s a sturdy sampling of incredible work being conducted around the world, moving us closer to solving some …