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Latest Cognitive neuroscience Stories

Frontal Lobe May Not Be Key To Intelligence After All
2013-05-14 08:56:44

A new study found the frontal lobes of humans are not disproportionately larger compared to other parts of the brain, suggesting that other brain regions may play a more critical role in our unique cognitive abilities than previously thought.

2013-05-03 23:23:45

NewYorker.com claims brain games are bogus.

Mental Agility Game Slows Cognitive Decline In Older People
2013-05-02 07:35:02

There may be a way for older people to prevent natural aging of their minds, and it could be as simple as playing a video game.

2013-04-25 10:56:51

Prisoners who are psychopaths lack the basic neurophysiological "hardwiring" that enables them to care for others.

2013-04-24 14:53:44

A specific region of the brain is in play when children consider their identity and social status as they transition into adolescence -- that often-turbulent time of reaching puberty and entering middle school.

Shortcut Map Could Simplify The Hunt For Disease-Causing Genes
2013-03-19 11:01:44

Certain diseases are caused by single gene mutations, and with current techniques for identifying the disease-causing gene producing hundreds of potential gene candidates, it is difficult for scientists to pinpoint the single causative gene.


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