The use of verbal instructions allows us to incorporate novel behaviors in a quick and flexible way. Previous results have shown that different variables related to cognitive control shape neural activity in frontoparietal regions during the encoding of novel instructed tasks.
The Mind, Brain and Behavior Research Centre (CIMCYC) opens its doors to welcome high school students throughout the year, with the aim of guiding them in their future career. Last Friday, 25th of February, students from the Pedro Soto de Rojas high school visited the centre. The activity was organized in collaboration with their Psychology teacher, Mateo Casas Martínez.
The CIMCYC doctoral students have organized a classic Andalusian breakfast, offering oil toasts, coffee and chocolate milkshakes, on the occasion of the Andalusia Day, which takes place on 28th of February
The doctoral students have been in charge of bringing everything necessary for breakfast such as bread and milkshakes. The event took place at the CIMCYC entrance to shelter from the rain, and it was a great opportunity for all the members of the center to gather together.
An extensive literature has investigated the impact of musical training on cognitive skills and academic achievement in children and adolescents. However, most of the studies have relied on cross-sectional designs, which makes it impossible to elucidate whether the observed differences are a consequence of the engagement in musical activities. Previous meta-analyses with longitudinal studies have also found inconsistent results, possibly due to their reliance on vague definitions of musical training. In addition, more evidence has appeared in recent years.
Instagram is a social network that facilitates the social-comparison and feedback-seeking (called SCFS processes), which are particularly relevant during adolescence.
María Alonso-Ferres, a researcher at CIMCYC, carried out a study on the influence and effects of a relationship on health or well-being. To do this, it introduces the concept of perceived partner responsiveness (PPR).
Agar Marín Morales, a researcher at the CIMCYC, has studied the neuroscientific variables that can influence gender violence, in order to expand knowledge about this phenomenon and help reduce its prevalence and recurrence.
From an early age, people have to remember to do some activities, such as doing homework or asking parents for consent for a school trip.
A group of researchers from the Mind, Brain and Behavior Research Center of the University of Granada (UGR), members of the Laboratory of Social Psychology of Inequality (http://wwwlocal.ugr.es/~psidesigualdad/), has carried out a study on the perception of economic inequality.
The new form of mourning derived from COVID-19 and the effects of music on the brain in the CON-CIEN
Last 20th of December, a report focused on the research led by María Nieves Pérez Marfil and Francisco Cruz Quintana, researchers at the CIMCYC-UGR (http: //pathresearchgroup.com/) appeared on the Con-Ciencia program of Canal Sur.