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Left Vs. Right: University Says Neither When It Comes To Brain Dominance
2013-08-19 11:11:25

The idea of a “left-brain” versus a “right-brain” personality has been used in a variety of contexts over the years, from interpersonal relationships to career choices. However, a new study has found that the idea of a dominant side of the brain affecting personality could be nonsense.

2013-08-13 23:05:07

$30 billion would solve world hunger, yet consumers spend three times that number just on cable TV.

Flexible Hub Network Of The Brain Helps Humans Adapt
2013-08-13 09:48:22

One thing that sets humans apart from other animals is our ability to intelligently and rapidly adapt to a wide variety of new challenges — using skills learned in much different contexts to inform and guide the handling of any new task at hand.

Famous Faces Test Can Help Spot Early Dementia
2013-08-13 05:03:14

Simple tests that measure the ability to recognize and name famous people may help doctors identify early dementia in people 40 to 65 years of age, Northwestern University researchers reported Tuesday in the journal Neurology.

2013-08-12 23:01:10

Proceeds from the sale of the Shelby, which was donated by the Ford Motor Company, will benefit the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), an organization championed by Indy 500 winner, Parnelli

2013-08-08 09:13:32

Trying to explain riding a bike is difficult because it is an implicit memory.

2013-07-30 23:32:04

Sold as ecstasy, the tablets may contain PMA, have reportedly claimed two lives in Ireland, and are potentially implicated in others. Malibu, CA (PRWEB) July

After Stroke, Magnetic Brain Stimulation Helps With Speech Therapy
2013-07-29 05:23:15

Stroke patients who have parts of their brain stimulated with a magnetic coil prior to taking part in speech and language therapy made three times as much progress than those who did not undergo the procedure.

2013-07-24 23:04:34

SF-based Two Degrees Food and DC-based Earth Starter have created a partnership to donate meals to children in need for every Nourishmat garden purchased. San


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