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Posts tagged neuroscience

January 10, 2008

 

Visual Picture of Boys Head and Brain

The Split Brain Phenomenom

Learn about the split brain phenomenon on this Moment of Science.

January 10, 2008

 

Cords Connected to Boys Head

The Split Brain Patient

Learn about split brain patients on this Moment of Science.

December 26, 2007

 

"I love you" in different languages

Learning Language

Have you ever wondered why some people can learn a new language easily, but others struggle? It could be because they have a large Heschl's Gyrus.

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.

October 5, 2007

 

angry student at desk taking a test

Get Angry, Think More Clearly

Say you're about to take a test or give an important presentation at work, would you rather be calm and collected or angry and agitated?

September 27, 2007

 

Man with bright light

Out of Body’s All in the Mind

Chances are you've heard a description of what's called a near death, out-of-body experience. For a lot of people, it's a powerful, even mystical experience.

May 24, 2007

 

Statue of Willam Shakespeare

Shakespeare on the Brain

"She speaks, yet she says nothing. What of that? Her eye discourses; I will answer it." Did you feel anything? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

April 16, 2007

 

secret

Don’t Talk Behind My Back

Did you know whispering behind someone's back rather then in front of them is better for secret telling?

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?

January 22, 2007

 

a fan cheering with his arms in the air

High on Dopamine

Come on, get happy! How does your brain produce those feelings of excitement?

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