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Growing brain is particularly flexible

Science has long puzzled over why a baby's brain is particularly flexible and why it easily changes. Is it because babies have to learn a lot? A group of researchers from the Bernstein Network Computational ...

dateJun 22, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Ants on the brain

(PhysOrg.com) -- Colonies of social insects such as ants and bees could collectively make decisions using mechanisms similar to those used in primate brains, according to new research from the University of ...

dateFeb 25, 2009 in
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Brain processes written words as unique 'objects'

A new study provides direct experimental evidence that a brain region important for reading and word recognition contains neurons that are highly selective for individual real words. The research, published by Cell Press ...

dateApr 29, 2009 in Neuroscience
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