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Renewing Our Belief in the Power of People ~ Reprise

I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance.” Pablo Casals


The more I see others from my heart and not my judgment, the more compassion I have for my fellow human beings.   1,391 more words


"The Tell-Tale Brain: A Neuroscientist's Quest for What Makes Us Human"

V.S. Ramachandran’s book, “The Tell-Tale Brain,” is a fascinating look into the thoughts of one of the world’s most well-known neuroscientists. It covers a number of experiments and hypotheses Ramachandran worked on, all related to the link between who we are and what goes on in our brains. 1,080 more words


A light switch for brain circuits

Guest Post: Stephen A. Allsop is the first student from HBCU North Carolina Central University (NCCU) to join the MD/PhD program at Harvard University and MIT—by 2018, he expects to receive his degrees from Harvard Medical School… 681 more words


Dr. Coffin's Research at King's College

Examining Gender Differences in Short-Term Memory Following a Stressful Stimulus 

By Sophia Panaccione, Zachary Kosak, Kaitlyn Runner, Cassie Erdmann, Lam Tran


It is known that short-term memory differs between individuals for a variety of reasons, especially the development of individual memory strategies. 219 more words

Gender Differences

For how long do irreversible antagonists affect the brain?

Answer by Jens Mowatt:

It completely depends on the drug, its mechanism of action, the amount of drug they were exposed to, and the person’s genetics.

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Birds, Brains, and Boats: The Harvey Karten Story

“So, what can I do for you?”

To be honest, it wasn’t how I expected to find Dr. Harvey J. Karten, neuroscience Professor Emeritus and… 2,338 more words