Brain and Cognition

Association of impaired fasting glucose and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus with brain volume changes in Alzheimer’s Disease patients analyzed by MRI: a retrospective study
Feng Liu –– An interesting study that fasting glucose level in AD patients is associated with pontine volume.
The brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism increases segregation of structural correlation networks in healthy adult brains
Feng Liu –– The authors exhibit a very interesting results.
Semantic priming and schizotypal personality: reassessing the link between thought disorder and enhanced spreading of semantic activation
Anthony Barnhart –– This high-powered study re-examined a controversial topic in the schizotypy literature, providing compelling evidence that schizotypal personality traits do not result in spreading activation within semantic networks.
The timing mega-study: comparing a range of experiment generators, both lab-based and online
Bob Patton –– A timely paper, of particular relevance in a post corona virus world
Motor expertise affects the unconscious processing of geometric forms
Lies Notebaert –– The results of this study suggest that the influence of motor expertise on unconscious information processing in athletes occurs not only for the sports-specific domain but also transfers to the general cognitive domain.
Universality vs experience: a cross-cultural pilot study on the consonance effect in music at different altitudes
Giorgio Vallortigara –– It provides further evidence for a very ancient debate
Reliability and validity of an equanimity questionnaire: the two-factor equanimity scale (EQUA-S)
Gregory Gilbert –– The article makes a novel contribution to the literature.
Diminishing returns as a function of disturbance
Andrew Gray –– This interesting article demonstrates the importance of simulations in exploring possible explanations for empirical findings, as well as shedding light on SLODR.
Contextual violence and its link to social aggression: a study of community violence in Juárez
Bob Patton –– A useful paper
Lateralized alpha oscillations are irrelevant for the behavioral retro-cueing benefit in visual working memory
Bob Patton –– A useful paper that clearly takes the field a little further forward.
Brain and Cognition

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My article has been published today in @thePeerJ #Anthropology #Biodiversity #ConservationBiology #Ecology #FoodScienceandTechnology

Psychometric properties of the Automatic Thoughts Questionnaire-8 in two Spanish nonclinical samples @thePeerJ

New paper published online today with @FabioSarto3 @GioCo_vr. Endurance athletes perform better in dynamic and static balance control in dual-task conditions with respect to team players. New insights on cognitive-motor task interference in athletes!

Effect of shooting experience on executive function: differences between experts and novices @thePeerJ

Integrated jerk as an indicator of affinity for artificial agent kinematics: laptop and virtual reality experiments involving index finger motion during two-digit grasping @thePeerJ

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My article has been published today in @thePeerJ #CognitiveDisorders #Pediatrics #PsychiatryandPsychology #Statistics

Intergenerational implications of alcohol intake: metabolic disorders in alcohol-naïve rat offspring @thePeerJ

Resilience is inversely associated with self-harm behaviors among Chinese adolescents with childhood maltreatment @thePeerJ

Reduced organizational skills in adults with ADHD are due to deficits in persistence, not in strategies @thePeerJ