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New insight into how brain makes memories

New insight into how brain makes memories

Every time you make a memory, somewhere in your brain a tiny filament reaches out from one neuron and forms an electrochemical connection to a neighboring neuron. A team of biologists at Vanderbilt University, headed by Associate Professor of Biological Sciences Donna...

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New Advice on What To Do About Seizures

New Advice on What To Do About Seizures

One out of 10 people will experience a seizure at some point in life, but most will never have second episode. As a result, patients and their doctors have a difficult time deciding whether a person who has one seizure should take medication in hopes of preventing...

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Could story-based video games help people with autism?

Could story-based video games help people with autism?

Previous research has suggested that when games satisfy the social needs of the player, motivation to continue playing is boosted and the players report a more immersive experience and enhanced well-being. "The motivation to engage in and enjoy video games corresponds...

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Researching The Flu Shot and Neurological Conditions

Researching The Flu Shot and Neurological Conditions

Children who have neurological disorders such as cerebral palsy or epilepsy are no more likely to be vaccinated against influenza than youngsters without these conditions, despite the increased risk for complications from flu these children experience. Moreover,...

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