For UsAgainstAlzheimer's February Alzheimer’s Talks, guest host Meryl Comer talked with Dr. Nathan Rose, Assistant Professor of Cognition Brain and Behavior in the Department of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Rose’s research focuses on basic memory processes and how these processes break down in aging and Alzheimer’s disease. He shared with us two exciting areas of his memory research that have earned his team a lot of media attention recently.
The view of immorality is different for children and adults. Christina Starmans, postdoctoral associate in the department of psychology at Yale University, explores why adults and children think different groups of people react differently when looking at the same situation.
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'Professor Kathy Rastle, from the Department of Psychology at Royal Holloway said, “The results were striking; people who had focused on the meanings of the new words were much less accurate in reading aloud and comprehension than those who had used phonics.'' ' Sounding Out Words is the Best Way to Teach Reading:
A brilliant life in darkness Aleksandr Suvorov graduated with a PhD from Moscow State University's department of psychology, and later went on to become a professor of psychology himself. While these are impressive achievements, what makes them truly remarkable is that Dr. Suvorov is both deaf and blind, and must communicate primarily by touch. Suvorov describes himself as a humanitarian, and has dedicated his life to working with others who share his disabilities.