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2014-10-08 12:28:25

Anniversary Events Will Take Place Oct. 17-18 on Both Campuses PITTSBURGH, Oct.

How Neurons Respond To Sequences Of familiar Objects
2014-08-26 03:43:44

The world grows increasingly more chaotic year after year, and our brains are constantly bombarded with images.

2012-05-23 19:02:29

When grabbing a coffee mug out of a cluttered cabinet or choosing a pen to quickly sign a document, what brain processes guide your choices?

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2011-03-27 10:54:38

New research details how neurons decide how to transmit information.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.