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Posts tagged neurons

March 11, 2009

 

Boy being tested by EEG

A Machine That Can Read Your Mind

The electroencephalograph, or EEG, helps doctors to take at look at our brain activities. But don't worry - the machine cannot read your mind, yet!

February 12, 2008

 

Lots of P Hot Peppers

Spicy Source of Pain Relief

Have you heard that hot peppers might be the key to a new type of anesthetic that blocks pain without making you numb or paralyzed?

July 31, 2007

 

Human brain replica

Reconnecting the Brain

How complex is the human brain, and how much can brain surgeons do to repair brain damage? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

February 25, 2004

 

Amnesia

What occurs in the brain during different types of amnesia? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 12, 2004

 

Drugs and Learning

When you experience something new, do you know what happens to your brain? Find out on this Moment of Science.

December 9, 2003

 

The Sniffing Brain

Learn about the sniffing brain on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Blind Drunk

Is drinking yourself “blind” just an exaggeration, like “eating till you burst”? It’s unlikely that you’ll actually burst from a big dinner, or really go blind from a few drinks, but alcohol will in fact affect vision in two different ways.

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