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iPhone App Tests Your Brain
2013-02-08 18:35:26

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Fascination with the study of split brain, or laterality, is not a new occurrence within the scientific community. Some of the better-known studies, conducted in the 1960s, dealt with individuals whose corpora callosa was surgically severed due to their affliction with epilepsy. While today brain imaging devices are more likely to be used to observe this phenomenon, psychologists continue to engage in research in the field of...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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