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Schizophrenia Linked To Abnormal Brain Network
2013-10-16 16:23:29

MIT researchers have uncovered “a faulty brain mechanism” they believe is linked to the development of schizophrenia.

False Memories Implanted In Mice
2013-07-26 05:15:40

Researchers exploring the phenomenon of false memory have taken a page out of science fiction, successfully demonstrating that fake recollections could be implanted into the brains of mice.

2011-01-13 17:26:55

Neuroscientists at MIT's Picower Institute of Learning and Memory have uncovered why relatively minor details of an episode are sometimes inexplicably linked to long-term memories.

2010-12-23 02:15:23

Researchers at MIT's Picower Institute for Learning and Memory report for the first time how animals' knowledge obtained through past experiences can subconsciously influence their behavior in new situations.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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