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Posts tagged areas of the brain

November 7, 2007

 

X-Ray of Brain

Brain Exposed, Wide Awake

If you were having brain surgery, would you either be out cold, or awake during the procedure? Of course, unconscious, right? Well, your surgeon may disagree.

July 31, 2007

 

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The Relationship Between Memory And Imagination

Research with amnesiacs suggests a deeper relationship between the landscapes of memory and imagination. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

April 16, 2006

 

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Waking Up and Feeling Sleepy

According to a study, that blurry feeling you have when you first wake up is kind of like being drunk.

December 26, 2005

 

Thanks for the Memories

Do you remember who won the world series in 1968, but forget where you left your keys? Are you great at remembering all the details of a story, but lousy when it comes to remembering people’s names? What our brains choose to remember, and exactly how they do it, has been the subject of scientific inquiry for quite some time. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 8, 2005

 

Brain in Love

Here’s an idea you may not expect: Love is as basic as our needs for food and water. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

March 24, 2005

 

Things That Go Bump on Your Head

Try running your fingers along your scalp. You’ll find bumps and ridges and planes. The human skull is anything but round! Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

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Bat Spit

Vampire bats may seem like a blood problem you may have to deal with. However, you should be worrying about having a stroke!

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