Tag: struggle

Why children struggle with the ‘cocktail party effect’

Researchers have clarified the development of the ability to attend to a speaker in a noisy environment—a phenomenon known as the “cocktail party effect.” Published in JNeurosci, the study could have implications for helping children navigate the often-noisy surroundings in which they grow and learn. Marc Vander Ghinst and colleagues used magnetoencephalography to measure six-

Finding work a struggle in the heat? Scientists discover why

Warning to office managers during the heatwave: Scientists discover workers in offices without air conditioning are slower as soaring temperatures make it harder for the brain to work and affect memory Office workers may be finding work a struggle during the ongoing heatwave But that is not because they would rather be on the beach,