News tagged with psychology professor

Texting has rewired your brain

(Medical Xpress) -- Do you know what the numbers 5683 and 3327 mean? According to a recent study, if you are a person who frequently sends text messages, your brain knows what these numbers mean and is unconsciously influencing ...

Sep 28, 2011
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Action videogames change brains: study

A team led by psychology professor Ian Spence at the University of Toronto reveals that playing an action videogame, even for a relatively short time, causes differences in brain activity and improvements in visual attention.

Apr 26, 2012
popularity 5 / 5 (4) | comments 5 | with audio podcast