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How was the neural representation of my belly region changing throughout during my pregnancy?
A friend referred a video to me. It shows what is reported to be a real time magnetic resonance image of a singer, singing. And it’s amazing.
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Humans have wrested deception from the evolutionary realm of self-preservation and imbued it with dark powers it was never intended to possess.
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January 11, 2013 a very talented young computer programmer and activist, Aaron Swartz, took his own life in New York city.
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If you’ve ever been backpacking you know the problem neuroscientist Mathias Pessiglione and his colleagues are interested in solving: when to take a break.
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The real question that I am trying to find out the answer to is "which genes are expressed in the cerebral cortex?"...
Our ability to access information is becoming nearly unlimited. But what does the loss of that gap in time between wondering and knowing mean to your brain?
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Each March since 1996, neuroscientists around the world have ventured out of their labs and into schools, museums and malls to share their knowledge and interest about brain research. What causes this exodus out of the lab? Brain Awareness Week!
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What is an itch? That insistent tickle demanding that you cease whatever you are doing and claw with your fingernails at a particular spot on your skin.
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According to news sources, on Friday morning, December 14th 2012, Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and slaughtered 26 people.
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Why and how we overeat
In a previous blog post, I described programs available to high school students who wanted to experience life in a neuroscience research laboratory. Research opportunities also exist for college undergraduate students but they are sometimes difficult to find.
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