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Brain Cells Recognize Celebrities

We know there are brain cells in specific parts of the brain that seem to turn on only in response to pictures or individual images.

10/17/2014

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Study Of Monkey Brain Is Revealing

Almost all of the neurons in one area of a monkey’s brain – called the face patch – responded at least twice as strongly to faces, as they did to other objects.

03/04/2014

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A Human Benefit To Studying Fish

Researchers at Harvard are taking MRIs of the brains of fish in virtual-reality swimming systems and monitoring brain activity associated with movement for a better understanding of the human brain.

05/07/2012

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Does Brain Size Shrink Over Time?

Does a person’s brain shrink as they age?

10/24/2011

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