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Changing a Negative Feeling About a Memory
This is exciting, but complicated, basic research. Here I simplify the main experiments. Neuroscientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have identified a neuronal circuit in mice that associates a positive or negative feeling with a memory. 812 more words
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“Another Fork in the Road” and “Quantum Leap” have merged for every 5th Sundays of a month. (August 31, 2014, November 30, 2014, March 29 2015, May 31, 2015, August 30, 2015, and November 29, 2015) Join Julie Sharp Kintz and me (Donna O’Donnell Figurski) in “Another Quantum Leap on the Road” as we explore topics directly related to Traumatic Brain Injury. 151 more words
Humans are amazing. Our brains are amazing. The coordination of all of the abilities that have to come together to complete something we consider “basic” like getting dressed is mind-blowing when you really factor in everything that is happening. 953 more words
I learnt a new word this weekend whilst playing trivial pursuit.
Abasia, the inability to walk or stand in a normal manner (not to be confused with abasiophilia, a psychosexual attraction to people with impaired mobility); prior to this weekend I had underestimated what being able to walk in a normal manner involved. 549 more words