Most reflexes do not involve the brain; they are fast, involuntary responses that travel over what is known as a reflex arc.
What spoonerisms tell us about peech satterns, or rather, speech patterns on this Moment of Science.
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Male lactation: Fact of fiction? That’s the question on today’s Moment of Science. In 1979, a scientist concluded that there is no insurmountable physiological reason that men can’t lactate, or produce breast milk. In fact, there are a couple of cases where elderly men who received estrogen to treat prostate cancer were actually induced to [...]
Do fish actually have a working memory? Recent experiments show that fish can in fact remember things for several days.
On this Moment of Science, we discuss the difference between brain death and a coma.