Pregnancy

Folic Acid During Early Brain Development Is Important, but Too Much Is Not Good

This is an invited research digest contributed by Dr. Nafisa M. Jadavji at Carleton University and the University of Ottawa, Canada. Folic acid is a B-vitamin and is well known for its role during early neurodevelopment. It promotes the closure of the neural tube in utero. The neural tube in the developing embryo is the first step… Continue reading Folic Acid During Early Brain Development Is Important, but Too Much Is Not Good

Memory

Improving How We Remember That We Already Remembered an Event

This is an invited research digest contributed by Marcus L. Leppanen, M.S. at the University of Louisville. The most common form of memory that is studied in psychology is memory for events from a person’s life, for instance, their graduation ceremony years ago or the romantic dinner with their partner last night.  However, people frequently… Continue reading Improving How We Remember That We Already Remembered an Event