Monthly Archives: September 2017

Are extrinsic and intrinsic motivation relevant variables in learning?

Only cited 5 times in Google Scholar, but this study gets at some interesting ideas.  95 male college students are classified as  Type A or Type B according to the Framingham  Type A Scale (same Framingham as the heart study) … Continue reading

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Dendritic spine changes during aging

Morphology of neurons (length, # of spines) changes noticeably, not necessarily the actual number (several different animal models including human).  Caloric restriction doesn’t appear to change that outcome (2 studies in rats).  “Multiple studies in rats have shown exposure to … Continue reading

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