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Hippocampus and Its Role in Memory

Hippocampus is a brain structure which is located in the medial temporal lobe for primates. It has an elongated shape, and along its longitudinal axis the pole close to the… 1,320 more words

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The Endorphin Rush

Why do I read romance?

According to Thomas Stewart’s article for The Richest, I am not alone in my love for this genre. The romance/erotica fiction business is a $1.44-billion-dollar industry and is top of the list, beating crime, horror and fantasy. 318 more words

Ponderings in the darkness

As I lay here wrapped in my comforting warm red blanket, I am aware that I am truly in unknown territory for the first time in a while. 556 more words

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Keep Graceful Dancing

These beautiful words on my left shoulder are from one of my favorite Blue October songs, “Graceful Dancing.” To me, it signifies overcoming every obstacle, rising above when depression tries to drag me down and living each day as if it might be my last. 71 more words

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Bangkok - Urban Society

‘Only a few metro stops from Bangkok’s luxurious malls and five-star hotels of the city center, one arrives at Klong Toey, where Bangkok hides its slum in the same district with luxurious malls, expat bars, high-end hotels, parks and its Stock Exchange’

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purgatory

Well, we’re officially in purgatory, and let me tell you, I don’t like it here. On Monday, we spoke with Dr. Taylor again, and UCSF’s tumor board has a significantly different take on last week’s scan than my team at UCLA. 716 more words

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