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Posts tagged parts of the brain

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.

August 1, 2006

 

two women talking and laughing

Funny Ladies

When women do find something to be genuinely funny, they feel rewarded in a way that men don't.

December 23, 2005

 

Painful Thoughts

Despite the wisdom of the constitution, it is simply not true that all people are created equal. Some are faster than others, some are better at math and some are musical geniuses, and some people have a higher threshold for pain than others. However, as a one study suggests, the ability to withstand pain is something that all people can improve upon, whether or not you’re born with this peculiar talent. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 6, 2005

 

Comprehending Sarcasm

Some people seem incapable of comprehending sarcasm. In fact, damage to certain parts of the brain does hinder one’s ability to comprehend sarcasm. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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