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“Neuroscience”

Feb 4, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The hippocampus plays an important role both in when memories stay stable and when they're more likely to change.
Oct 16, 2013 09:20 AM ET // Amanda Onion
There's a reason you may have a hard time eating just one Oreo, finds research. Continue reading →
Nov 28, 2011 12:05 PM ET // Marianne English
A mutation may have helped humans learn how to create complex speech and language.
Oct 10, 2011 12:33 PM ET // Marianne English
It's possible that the disease can be transferred from person to person similar to prion diseases like mad cow disease.
Apr 1, 2012 04:46 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
If there's any holiday that comes close to a celebration of the brain, it's April Fools' Day.
Feb 22, 2011 09:33 AM ET // Marianne English
The same parts of the brain fire up when someone reads braille and visual letters on a page, suggesting it doesn't break tasks down by senses.
Nov 29, 2011 12:04 PM ET // Marianne English
Doing brain training exercises may be more effective at improving cognitive function than crossword puzzles.
Aug 12, 2011 03:25 PM ET // Marianne English
For most of us, differentiating between being in flight at 20,000 feet versus 30,000 is impossible. Scientists might be onto why.
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