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2013-10-09 10:51:35

In a breakthrough for understanding brain evolution, neuroscientists have shown that differences between primate brains - from the tiny marmoset to human – can be largely explained as consequences of the same genetic program.

Brain Handles Stress Better When Bodies Are Exercised
2013-07-04 06:02:25

A new study led by Princeton University reveals physical activity reorganizes the brain so that its response to stress is decreased. This makes anxiety less likely to interfere with normal brain function.

2011-08-24 21:34:17

The hippocampus is a brain structure that plays a major role in the process of memory formation.

2010-02-27 11:07:40

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center hope they have begun paving a new pathway in the fight against drug dependence.

2009-09-02 14:21:59

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Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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