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When two tasks demand competing attention, there is generally a switching that occurs between the neural processes involved, rather than concurrent processing as may be expected with true multitasking.
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Brain plasticity (from the Greek word ‘plastos’ meaning molded) refers to the extraordinary ability of the brain to modify its own structure and function following changes within the body or in the external environment.
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Over the past two decades there have been many studies aimed at detecting a risk of brain cancer associated with cell phone use.
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Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a method for electrically stimulating the brain from the outside of the skull.
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