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Broken Curves

I was reading about a new book today, which I can’t wait to get. The author is Eric Kandel, Nobel Prize winning neuroscientist who wrote… 179 more words

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MIT-inspired Neuroscience Curriculum

I’m thinking about going for my PhD in neuroscience, specifically computational neuroscience. With a BS in neuroscience, and working on my second BS in computer science, I need to do all I can to boost my grad application and make sure I have the coursework that will make me an attractive student. 199 more words


The Birth of New Brain Cells

Researchers have developed an enhanced imaging technique that can detect small fluctuations in the rate at which neurons are generated in the brain. PET imaging of new neurons in the brain promises to advance our understanding and treatment of depression. 42 more words


For Posterior’s Sake?

Can a man’s personality be inferred based on his preference of certain parts of a woman’s body? Believe it or not, researchers have attempted to uncover the difference between “boob men” and “ass men.” 380 more words



On an average, 4 out of 5 of us have always come across individuals who can go to any extent to get someone’s attention in particular, may it be yours or of someone you know. 319 more words