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A woman with a rare brain disease has taught scientists a lot about the neurobiology of fear.
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A man’s amnesia after brain surgery revealed important clues about the neurobiology of memory.
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Scientists have used Camillo Golgi’s groundbreaking stain for over 170 years.
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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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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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A 29-year-old man with amnesia taught neuroscientists a lot about memory.
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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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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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