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Self-awareness In Humans Is More Intricate Than Previously Thought
2012-08-23 07:18:36

Ancient Greek philosophers considered the ability to "know thyself" as the pinnacle of humanity.

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

Caltech researchers study over 300 lesion patients

Study Reveals Brain's Mysterious Switchboard Operator
2012-08-17 16:08:49

A mysterious region deep in the human brain could be where we sort through the onslaught of stimuli from the outside world and focus on the information most important to our behavior and survival, Princeton University researchers have found.

Cleansing System Inside Brain Drains Waste Products
2012-08-16 12:47:44

Neuroscientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center found a system that can drain the waste from the brain; it was previously unrecognized by scientists.

2012-07-20 01:41:22

UT Dallas researchers recently demonstrated how nerve stimulation paired with specific experiences, such as movements or sounds, can reorganize the brain.

Brain Functions During Visual Searches Revealed
2012-07-17 09:10:02

You're headed out the door and you realize you don't have your car keys.

2012-06-27 10:28:24

Researchers have long been interested in discovering the ways that human brains represent thoughts through a complex interplay of electrical signals.

2012-06-21 21:07:02

Researchers at McGill University have discovered the cause of an inherited form of epilepsy.

Psychologists Reveal How Brain Performs 'Motor Chunking' Tasks
2012-06-12 15:29:40

You pick up your cell phone and dial the new number of a friend.

Area Of Brain Identified That Determines Distance From Which Sound Originates
2012-06-12 06:40:52

MGH team uses functional imaging to find neurons sensitive to distance but not loudness


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