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What is consciousness?

Patient P.S. suffered a stroke that damaged the right side of her brain, leaving her unaware of everything on her left side. If someone threw a ball at her left side, she might duck. But she wouldn’t have awareness of … Continue reading

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Research shows we’re stronger than we think, especially as we age – ScienceBlog.com

Alberto Salazar won the first marathon he entered. He was twenty-two. In 1980, he won the New York City Marathon and went on to win it again in 1981, finishing with a time of 2:08:13 and setting a new course record. … Continue reading

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How odors are turned into long-term memories – ScienceBlog.com

The neuroscientists Dr Christina Strauch and Prof Dr Denise Manahan-Vaughan from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum have investigated which brain area is responsible for storing odours as long-term memories. Some odours can trigger memories of experiences from years back. The current study … Continue reading

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