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January 26, 2007

 

reflections of a man holding a mirror in front of his face

Losing Your Mind, Literally

How is your grandparents' memory? Your great grandparents'? What happens to your mind as you grow old?

February 10, 2004

 

Nutrigenomics

What is nutrigenomics? Find out on this Moment of Science.

October 16, 2003

 

Restless Leg Syndrome

Do you have Restless Leg Syndrome? Find out what causes such persistent itches on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

The Prefrontal Cortex with Age

The prefrontal cortex is the region of the brain located just behind the forehead. This is where higher-level cognition occurs, such as recalling whether a word was heard aloud or read. Most people show evidence of more processing on the right side of the cortex. However, research has shown that many elderly people use both [...]

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