Schizophrenia-Like Personality Traits Linked to Musical Talent, Latest Study Suggests

(Fujian Normal University | China University Jobs) Researchers find young adults with unusual thinking and behavior (schizotypy) exhibit higher rhythmic sensitivity and overall musical talent. Highlights Young adults with schizotypal personalities display higher auditory timing perceptual abilities compared to those without schizotypal traits. Those with a schizotypal personality scored better on a musical aptitude exam …

Brain Plasticity and Environmental Manipulations That Can Counteract Brain Pathology and Aging

Written by Brett Weiss August 2019 Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay Brain plasticity, the ability of neurons of the cerebrum to change structure and function with experience, constitutes a remarkable feature of cerebral neurons.  How does this ability evolve over the lifespan of neurotypical individuals?  Also, how might environmental manipulations facilitate enhanced brain plasticity …