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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.

Poor Sleep Linked To Memory Loss
2013-01-28 05:02:44

A lack of quality, deep sleep could play a vital role in the memory loss sometimes experienced by older men and women, scientists at the University of California, Berkeley have discovered.

Decision-Making Driven By Prefrontal Cortex And Dopamine
2012-12-18 16:21:54

In a new study researchers say that they have discovered the mechanisms that control how our brains use working memory to process new information and modify our existing goals.

Code In Brain Key To Pronouncing Vowels, Could Help Speech Paralysis
2012-08-22 14:23:42

Loss of muscle functioning in the body. Difficulty transferring message from the brain to muscles. These are just a few traits of paralysis that scientists examined in terms of its relationship to speech.

Different Areas Of The Brain Are Used For Thinking And Choosing
2012-08-21 14:31:55

Caltech researchers study over 300 lesion patients

2012-06-20 19:11:59

Thanks to modern science, we know that love lives in the brain, not in the heart.

Decision Making In The Brain
2012-06-20 08:57:24

Front-most part of the cortex involved in making short-term predictions about what will happen next

2012-05-17 12:51:48

Poor Phineas Gage.

2012-05-17 09:45:00

In 1848, railroad worker Phineas Gage survived a severe brain injury when a tamping rod shot through his skull, resulting in significant behavioral changes.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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