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2014-01-03 11:29:08

In the journal Neurology, researchers report a novel technique that enables a patient with "word blindness" to read again.

Marriage Threatened By Personality Traits
2012-11-13 14:31:18

While communication can be challenging for any individuals who are intimate with one another, a specific personality trait has been shown to be a further impediment to open communication between spouses or loved ones.

2012-02-01 15:31:00

For Bradley Duchaine, there is definitely more than meets the eye where faces are concerned.

2011-07-13 23:30:03

A study examining the brain of a person with object agnosia, a defect in the inability to recognize objects, is providing a unique window into the sophisticated brain mechanisms critical for object recognition.

2010-09-10 14:22:29

In our dynamic 3D world, we can encounter a familiar face from any angle and still recognize that face with ease, even if the person has, for example, changed his hair style.

2010-02-11 08:49:06

Acquired prosopagnosia reveals what is special about normal face recognition.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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