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Researchers at Purdue have discovered that when adolescent rats are given alcoholic drinks that have high caffeine levels, the result is akin to taking cocaine, and the consequences in alterations to the brain may continue into adulthood. The authors write:  ”it is possible that repeated exposure to caffeine-mixed alcohol during adolescence could potentially alter or...
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A new study reported on in the journal Psychological Science reports that high school students who were given a simple reading and writing exercise at the beginning of the school year designed to communicate the idea that social traits are not fixed but can change over time, were better able to meet stressful situations than...
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Tôi đã ở Việt Nam trong hai ngày qua trình bày thông tin về lý thuyết đa trí tuệ để bác sĩ nhi khoa và các chuyên gia chăm sóc sức khỏe khác. Hôm qua (tháng 22), tôi ở Hà Nội và đã nói chuyện với khoảng 220 HCPs tại Hilton Hanoi Opera Hotel về...
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On Wednesday, I spoke to 45 pediatricians from the Philippines who were in San Francisco on a trip sponsored by Wyeth Philippines, Inc.  The event was held at the famed Fairmont Hotel, on Nob Hill in San Francisco, which has played host to every U.S. president since Truman.   The talk took place in the...
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On August 20th, I conducted a workshop at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco on the topic of multiple intelligences for pediatricians from the Philippines that were being hosted by Wyeth Nutrition. We had experiences of the eight kinds of smart in Howard Gardner’s model, looked at key areas of the brain that, when damaged,...
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