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A 29-year-old man with amnesia taught neuroscientists a lot about memory.
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Learn about aphantasia and your "mind's eye" in this video.
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  • 4 min
It only took one man and one iron rod to set into motion a series of events that undeniably offer us a deeper glimpse into the workings of our brain.
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  • 5 min
The hippocampus is the key to your long-term memory.
  • TED
In this podcast from Science Friday, science writer Sam Kean joins Ira Flatow to talk about the brain injuries that led to some of neuroscience’s biggest breakthroughs
  • Science Friday
  • 12 min
The debut of Bruce Jenner’s sex change on the cover of Vanity Fair was stunning, but superficial. A deeper question than her newfound beauty is: What about her brain?
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Identifying new ways to bypass the brain's elaborate security system may one day lead to better outcomes for patients with brain tumors or other neurological disorders.
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Originally performed to relieve the symptoms of epilepsy, split-brain experiments in the 1960s revealed that the left and right sides of the brain were good at different tasks.
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Studying sex differences in the brain may one day lead to new information about brain illnesses that affect one sex more than the other.
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A major breakthrough in understanding how the brain accomplishes learning and memory began with the study of a person known by his initials, H.M.
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Explore the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center in Belmont, Mass., which houses more than 6,000 samples and specimens.
  • National Geographic