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Latest Temporal lobe Stories

2009-04-21 08:57:08

When we emerge from a supermarket laden down with bags and faced with a sea of vehicles, how do we remember where we've parked our car and translate the memory into the correct action to get back there?

2009-02-25 11:42:14

When it comes to the hippocampus, a brain structure vital to certain types of memory, size matters. Numerous studies have shown that bigger is usually better. Now researchers have found that elderly adults who are more physically fit tend to have bigger hippocampi and better spatial memory than those who are less fit.

2008-12-24 16:18:12

Findings from a study on the brain and speech could aid stroke patients who have problems choosing words, say Rice University researchers in Houston. The new research by Rice psychologist Tatiana Schnur clearly identifies the regions of the brain involved in choosing appropriate words during speech, the university announced Wednesday. Schnur and her colleagues compared brain scans from 16 healthy volunteers and 12 volunteers who suffered from a language disorder as a result of stroke, said...

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2008-03-24 10:01:20

Yerkes National Primate Research Center's extensive imaging capabilities were critical to this evolutionary language finding

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2005-03-15 07:55:00

College educations don't just boost careers, they may also help keep brains sharp later in life, as research has shown. Now, a new study gives clues as to how higher education buffers people from age-related declines in intellect.


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  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
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