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Understanding short-term memory through neuronal plasticity

David Clark, PhD Student in Neurobiology and Behavior at Columbia University

On June 11th, 2024
3 min reading time
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IQ: can intelligence really be measured?

Jacques Grégoire, Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Louvain

On May 22nd, 2024
5 min reading time

IQ is a relative measure of intelligence that is subject to many vagaries.

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Myths and facts about hypersensitivity

Jimmy Bordarie, Lecturer in Social Psychology at Université de Tours, Colette Aguerre, Lecturer in Clinical Psychopathology at Université Tours

On April 30th, 2024
4 min reading time

Hypersensitivity can be characterized by a low sensory threshold, the effects of which vary greatly from person to person.

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Has the mental health of young people really deteriorated?

Guillaume Bronsard, Child and adolescent psychiatrist at Université de Bretagne Occidentale

On April 16th, 2024
4 min reading time

The idea of a general deterioration in young people's mental health actually reflects a better understanding of these disorders.

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What is a near-death experience?

Charlotte Martial, Researcher at Université de Liège

On April 3rd, 2024
3 min reading time

Near-death experiences are altered states of consciousness that can affect anyone, and which science is trying to explain.

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HPI, gifted, zebra: what’s the scientific reality behind these French terms?

Nicolas Gauvrit, Lecturer in Cognitive sciences at Université de Lille

On February 27th, 2024
5 min reading time

A number of terms (zebra, gifted, precocious, etc.) are used in French, but their respective definitions do not relate to high intellectual potential.