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Vocal Generalization Depends on Gesture Identity and Sequence

Generalization, the brain's ability to transfer motor learning from one context to another, occurs in a wide range of complex behaviors. However, the rules of generalization in...


Medical News Today

Obesity: are lipids hard drugs for the brain?

Why can we get up for a piece of chocolate, but never because we fancy a carrot?


Deric Bownds' MindBlog

Memory reactivation in aging versus young brains.

Given my status as a senior aging person I always note the passing article that chronicles yet another way in which the equipment upstairs is losing it. Here is a bit from...


Neuroethics & Law Blog

"Addiction, Compulsion, and Agency"

"Addiction, Compulsion, and Agency" by Ezio Di Nucci has been published in the most recent issue of Neuroethics: Abstract I show that Pickard’s argument against the...



The Most Persuasive Website in the World and More – Roger’s Picks

It’s that time again, and we’ve got a diverse set of reading from around the web. Please share your own great find in a comment! Need more exposure? Austen Allred...


The Neurocritic

The Life and Brain of H.M.

Dr. Suzanne Corkin on H.M.One of the highlights of this year's Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting was Dr. Corkin's keynote address about Henry Molaison the person and his...


Sports Are 80 Percent Mental

Maybe Your Kids Don't Want To Play Sports

Has this happened to you?  Your daughter comes home from soccer practice and defiantly declares, “I can’t stand my coach, my team is awful and I don’t even like...


On the Brain by Dr. Michael Merzenich, Ph.D.

On the Brain with Dr. Merzenich…Update

Dr. Merzenich’s blog is currently under going a redesign.  It will be back and running in a few weeks. In the meantime, you can find his latest posts on the Posit Science...


Neurologist Blog

Sep 7, Neurological weakness

Neurological weakness:- The neurological causes of weakness. Muscle weakness may be due to a problem in any part of the nervous system including muscles the brain and everything...


Eide Neurolearning Blog

Brain Scans Show If Ready to Learn

MIT researchers found that activation of the parahippocampal gyrus was associated with better memory if visual scenes followed.Abstract: "The rate of learning or memory...