Lockdown has been hard on teenagers, but they have shown remarkable adaptation

The COVID-19 lockdown upturned the lives of teenagers at a time when they are usually becoming more independent and taking steps toward their future. Instead, they were confined to their homes, exams were canceled, and their next steps looked suddenly less certain. Our research on the TELL Study – Teenagers’ Experiences of Life in Lockdown—explored […]

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Brain imaging, behavioral data suggest basis for some age-related memory issues

Memory is as much about the future as it is the past. Whether experiencing something new, or something we’ve experienced a hundred times, people use memories of the past to navigate subsequent encounters. Traditionally, psychologists believed that the more ingrained a memory of something was, the more difficult it would be to update your understanding […]

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