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The Neurology of Reading

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Reading may have evolved from early hunters' skills of interpreting animal tracks, which allowed them to find food and determine whether they themselves were being hunted.
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Neurologists learned about how emotion originates in the brain from people like Phineas Gage, who had a spike driven into his head. By learning about the specific impairment of a range of emotions, scientists learned the origins of how brains feel th
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A step-by-step explanation of how flavor makes it from our mouths to our brains, as well as a "shocking" interactive experiment for you to try at home.
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What's remarkable about the olfactory system is that from the outside world to the highest level of brain tissue there are only two synapses.
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There isn't always a positive side to conditions like autism or Tourette's Syndrome, but it's important not to only think in terms of defects and problems. These disorders also represent different ways of doing things and different ways of function
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(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) UC San Diego neuroscientists Ralph Greenspan and Nicholas Spitzer join Kris Famm of GlaxoSmithKline and James Fallows of The Atlantic for a look into the future of brain research. This program is part of The Atlantic Meets the Pacific 2013 conference presented by The Atlantic and UC San Diego. Series: "The Atlantic Meets The Pacific" [11/2013] [Public Affairs] [Health and Medicine] [Science] [Show ID: 25788]
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Building on the theme of pro-social behaviour outlined in his inaugural speech in 2007, Matthew Taylor explores the policy implications of our new understanding of neuroscience and social psychology.

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