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His catastrophic brain injury hinted at the role of the frontal lobe in behavior and personality.
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Cognitive scientist, Marlene Behrmann, investigates what can be learned about visual perception through injury and disorders.
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Brandon Prestwood, an amputee, shares how a prosthetic arm with a sense of touch changed his life.
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  • 14 min
Historically associated with combat veterans, PTSD symptoms occur in people with vastly different experiences, including those whose jobs rarely take them away from a desk.
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  • 11 min
A meticulous repository of images and tissue samples led to the categorization of brain tumors and the development of treatment for glioblastomas.
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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.
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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
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  • 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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