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Individual differences in causal learning and decision making
In judgment and decision making tasks, people tend to neglect the overall frequency of base-rates when they estimate the probability of an event; this is known as the base-rate fallacy. In causal learning, despite people ...
Patients with Parkinson’s disease learn to control complex systems via procedural as well as non-procedural learning
The striatum is considered tomediate some forms of procedural learning. Complex dynamic control (CDC) tasks involve an individual having to make a series of sequential decisions to achieve a specific outcome (e.g. learning ...
Development of intuitive rules: Evaluating the application of the dual-system framework to understanding children’s intuitive reasoning
Theories of adult reasoning propose that reasoning consists of two functionally distinct systems that operate under entirely different mechanisms. This theoretical framework has been used to account for a wide range of ...
EspM2 is a RhoA guanine nucleotide exchange factor.
We investigated how the type III secretion system WxxxE effectors EspM2 of enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli, which triggers stress fibre formation, and SifA of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium, which is involved ...
Vulnerability genes or plasticity genes?
(Nature Publishing Group, 2009-05)
The classic diathesis-stress framework, which views some individuals as particularly vulnerable to adversity, informs virtually all psychiatric research on behavior-gene-environment (G x E) interaction. An alternative ...