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commentary Suppose a pediatrician found a website showing growth curves for children, and observed that by age 14 on average, boys reach 93% of their adult height and 75% of their young adult weight. Suppose he inferred from the growth chart that the period of fastest physical growth, from 2 to 14 years, is a critical period for physical training, the(More)
mixed company of policy makers, legislators, and educators looking for " evidence-based " practice. That's how it was earlier this year in March, when a distinguished international group of neuroscientists and cognitive psychologists convened at the University of Chile in Santiago for the conference titled Early Education and Human Brain Development, which(More)
The United States is facing a critical challenge to its future prosperity, environmental well-being, and national security rooted in its current dependence on fossil fuel for energy. The National Science Board (Board) is pleased to present its recommendations for national actions to fundamentally transform our current fossil fuel energy economy to a(More)
This study uses author co-citation analysis to trace prospectively the development of the cognitive neuroscience of attention between 1980 and 2005 from its precursor disciplines: cognitive psychology, single cell neurophysiology, neuropsychol-ogy, and evoked potential research. The author set consists of 28 authors highly active in attentional research in(More)