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Frontiers for Young Minds

Frontiers for Young Minds

Science by and for kids ages 8-15

The Reading Brain

The Reading Brain

Do you enjoy reading books? Reading is one of the unique activities that only humans do, and we have not been doing it for that long! People have been practicing spoken communication using a language system with grammatical rules for at least 100,000 years.

May 12, 2015 — Tanja Kassuba & Sabine Kastner

Now You See It, Now You Don't: Interacting With Invisible Objects

What do you do when you are playing in the park on a hot day and your parents offer you an ice cream? Most probably, you go running to them, keep your eyes on the delicious ice cream cone, and reach out to take it from them.

April 21, 2015 — A. Madipakkam, K. Ludwig, M. Rothkirch and G. Hesselmann

How Quickly Can (and Should) You Judge a Face?

The internet is filled with claims about how we form initial assessments of other people within the first ten minutes - or even the first ten seconds - of meeting them.

March 24, 2015 — Amanda Baker

What is Déjà Vu?

Déjà vu describes the strange experience of a situation feeling much more familiar than it should. Young people experience déjà vu the most.

March 3, 2015 — Julia C. Teale and Akira R. O'Connor

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