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  • How to Forget Fear

    by Ed Yong and Alice Fishburn from Seed Magazine "Imagine if you could rewrite your mind as quickly as a document on your computer. No more painful memories, no phobias or ingrained fears, just a blank slate where the scars that mark each human life used to be. This may sound like the stuff of Hollywood...
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  • Brain of world's best-known amnesiac mapped

    by Elizabeth Landau for CNN "Henry Molaison, known as H.M. in scientific literature, was perhaps the most famous patient in all of brain science in the 20th century. "My daddy's family came from the South and moved North, they came from Thibodaux Louisiana, and moved north," Molaison...
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  • Debate over cognitive, traditional mental health therapy

    by Eric Jaffe for the Los Angeles Times "If your doctor advised a treatment that involved leeches and bloodletting, you might take a second glance at that diploma on the wall. For the same reason, you should think twice about whom you see as a therapist, says a team of psychological researchers...
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  • Inside the Mind of a Savant

    By Darold A. Treffert and Daniel D. Christensen Kim Peek possesses one of the most extraordinary memories ever recorded. Until we can explain his abilities, we cannot pretend to understand human cognition "When J. Langdon Down first described savant syndrome in 1887, coining its name and noting...
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  • Review - Explaining the Brain Mechanisms and the Mosaic Unity of Neuroscience by Carl F. Craver

    by Maura Pilotti in Metapsychology Online Reviews "For Carl F. Craver, the philosophy of neuroscience has a labor-intensive and challenging objective to realize and a fundamental truth to reveal. Its objective is to make explicit the 'widely accepted though largely implicit standards' upon...
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  • Data deluge will reboot our brains

    by Richard Woods and Chris Hastings from Times Online "The speed of modern life is 2.3 words per second, or about 100,000 words a day. That is the verbiage bombarding the average person in the 12 hours they are typically awake and “consuming” information, according to a new study. Through emails...
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  • Am I my twin brother's keeper?

    by Christoffer van Tulleken from Times Online "I have a clone, something not only genetically identical to me but that has shared most of my experiences, up to the end of our time together at medical school. Having a clone can be a blessing and a curse. It can sire children on my behalf, but it...
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  • Why Science Tells Us Not to Rely on Eyewitness Accounts

    by Hal Arkowitz and Scott O. Lilienfeld from Scientific American "In 1984 Kirk Bloodsworth was convicted of the rape and murder of a nine-year-old girl and sentenced to the gas chamber—an outcome that rested largely on the testimony of five eyewitnesses. After Bloodsworth served nine years in prison...
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  • In the Swiss Army knife of the brain, the ability to recognize faces may be a specialized tool

    by Carina Storrs in Scientific American "Some people seem to have it all, mentally speaking—strong math and verbal skills, a keen memory and good spatial sense. This gift could be chalked up to good "generalist genes," or genes that affect many cognitive abilities and, broadly speaking...
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  • Intelligence and the Idle Mind

    by Jonah Lehrer in The Frontal Cortex "I've written before about the importance of daydreaming and the so-called default, or resting state network, which seems to underlie some important features of human cognition.Instead of being shackled to our immediate surroundings and sensations, the daydreaming...
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