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2012-10-08 13:55:02

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2011-09-08 20:46:48

Shakespeare famously referred to "the mind's eye," but scientists at USC now have also identified a "mind's touch."

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2009-04-14 09:20:00

Media culture should allow time for reflective moments, say USC neuroscientists in a study that also shows higher emotions to be as rooted in the body as primal impulses


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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