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If you ever feel sorry for yourself, visit a neurologist’s waiting room.
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Non-linear dynamics are fascinating, if for no other reason than so many statistical models are linear, so testing for non-linearity often requires a more strong hypothetical foundation for understanding.
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Newborn infants can do lots of things. They can breathe, swallow, see, hear, startle, grasp, withdraw from noxious stimuli, taste, smell, cry and more.
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Cockroaches are quickly evolving to avoid precisely the yummy, sweet-tasting poisoned baits that I was using to keep them out of my kitchen.
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Three years ago the New England Journal of Medicine published a remarkable case study: “Cycling for Freezing Gait”
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A research team led by Carnegie Mellon neuroscientist Alison Barth has used the automated technology to identify new, previously unidentified pathways activated when the brain rewires its circuits in response to experience
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I can still vividly recall the head of my Perception professor in college blowing up right in front of the class.
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In 2006 when an Italian physician, Dr Paolo Zamboni, announced a simple method for treating MS, it received international attention.
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Beyond the Brain, David Brooks' op ed in today's NY Times (June 18), argues that Neuroscience will never explain everything.
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The point of the article was that golfers, unlike other athletes, appear to have remarkable memories for athletic experiences.
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The financial and political torrent now undermining the foundation of scientific research creates a unique calamity for scientists in training, which will have profound and long-lasting consequences for society.
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My research may not be what you expect when you hear ‘neuroscience’. I work on developing treatments against the chemical weapons known as nerve agents.
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