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New Features Found in Einstein's Brain

( -- When one thinks of Einstein, it is natural to assume that obviously his brain differed from that of the average person. And, ever since Thomas Harvey, a pathologist in Princeton, removed Einstein's brain ...

dateApr 21, 2009 in Medical research weblog
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Scientists find explanation for blindsight

( -- The rare phenomenon of blindsight has been known for a long time, but until now has never been understood. People with blindsight are effectively blind through damage to the primary visual cortex and yet ...

dateJun 25, 2010 in Neuroscience report
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Adult brain can change within seconds

( -- The human brain can adapt to changing demands even in adulthood, but MIT neuroscientists have now found evidence of it changing with unsuspected speed. Their findings suggest that the brain has a network ...

dateJul 14, 2009 in Neuroscience
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