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Assessing Cognition and Brain Function
Neal J. Cohen, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for Nutrition, Learning, and Memory, Center for Lifelong Improvement of Minds & Brains, Beckman Institute, USA
Dr. Cohen describes “powerful” methods for identifying and characterizing multiple memory systems in the brain. He explains that t...
Assessing Cognition and Brain Function
Neal J. Cohen, PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for Nutrition, Learning, and Memory, Center for Lifelong Improvement of Minds & Brains, Beckman Institute, USA
Cognition involves thinking and knowing, which are supported by acquiring, processing, and using information. These actions are dr...
Assessing Growth and Nutritional Status
Marion Aw, MD, Department of Paediatrics, Khoo Teck Puat – National University Children’s Medical Institute,National University Health System, Singapore
Dr Aw reviews strategies for measuring pediatric growth and assessing nutritional status with the A, B, C’s of assessment: Anthrop...
Associative Learning and Long-Term Potentiation in Rodents: Effects of Nutrition
José M. Delgado-Garcia, MD, PhD, National University Pablo de Olavide, Division of Neurosciences, Spain
For more than 60 years, acquired learning abilities have been assumed to be stored in the form of functional and/or structural cha...
Biology of Hormonal and Nutritional Regulators at the Growth Plate
Julian Lui, PhD, Section on Growth and Development, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development(NICHD), Bethesda, Maryland, USA
Dr Lui reviews key regulatory mechanisms of longitudinal bone growth at the growth plate, and the impact of nutrition on growth ra...

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