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2012-02-06 13:14:38

A Wayne State University researcher believes studying people's ability to find their way around may help explain why loss of mental capacity occurs with age.

2010-11-23 23:41:06

Some people always know which way is north and how to get out of a building.

2010-03-12 09:17:04

Replaying recent events in the area of the brain called the hippocampus may have less to do with creating long-term memories, as scientists have suspected, than with an active decision-making process.

2010-01-20 15:07:08

'Grid cells' that act like a spatial map in the brain have been identified for the first time in humans, according to new research by UCL scientists which may help to explain how we create internal maps of new environments.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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