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Posts tagged neurology

October 28, 2011



Why Do I Feel Strange When I Get Off A Treadmill?

After a session on a treadmill you might have noticed that when you get off the machine you feel like you are walking much faster than you really are.

October 1, 2011


Brain MRI

The Tale Of Dr. Harvey’s Illicit Souvenir

Some people can vegetables or preserves. Dr. Harvey preferred the most famous brain in theoretical physics.

July 15, 2008


Two guys holding video game controllers

Guys and Their Video Games

It's no surprise that guys are more into video games than girls, it's science!

May 28, 2008


LSD on tinfoil

The Return of Psychedelic Drugs

Since the 60's, LSD has been seen as a recreational drug, not worth serious research...until now!

March 4, 2008


Active Neurons

I Sing the Brain Electric (2)

Learn more about Dr. Robert Bartholow and his electricity on this Moment of Science.

February 26, 2008


Head with Electrodes

I Sing the Brain Electric (1)

Robert Bartholow was to go down in medical history as both a pioneer in the field of neurology and a striking example of how researchers should never behave.

February 12, 2008


Descending Numbers in Store

A Head for Numbers (2)

The closer that numbers presented to us are, the longer it takes us to compare them. This suggests that we solve such problems with a mental number line.

February 6, 2008


Man Eating some Food


Are you hungry right now? It could be because your brain doesn't have enough leptin.

February 6, 2008


Child Thinking and Sitting Leaning up on Post

A Head for Numbers (3)

Last time we discussed "acalculia,"the condition whereby people with neurological damage, say by stroke, find themselves suddenly unable to work with numbers.

February 6, 2008


Clear Chalkboard with Number-line above

A Head for Numbers (1)

Time for your moment of science math quiz. Ready? Which of the following numbers is larger: 90 or 50? 16 or 14? 9 or 7? But, this was a psychology quiz not math

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