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Do male and female brains process depression differently?

Major depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, carrying with it the heaviest burden of disability among mental and behavioral disorders. Depression affects twice as many women as men, regardless of racial and ethnic background or income....

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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For the first time, scientists have managed to translate into text the brain activity of a person with paralysis who is unable to speak. Neuroscientists implanted an electrode array the size of a credit card onto the 36-year-old’s...

source: Medical News Today

A new MIT study of how a mammalian brain remembers what it sees shows that while individual images are stored in the visual cortex, the ability to recognize a sequence of sights critically depends on guidance from the hippocampus,...

source: MIT News Office

At the edge of the road there is a heap of about 200 spruce logs, each approximately 30 feet long, all felled by a recent, severe winter storm. It's late spring, but the wood is still covered with a dusting of snow. A middle-aged man on his knees, wearing hiking boots, jeans,...

source: Atlas Obscura

If you want to tell a story about World War I, you could talk about grueling trench warfare or muddled international politics. Or, as military historian Frank A. Blazich Jr. did in an article last year, you could focus on the pigeons.

source: JSTOR Daily

The grandest project in mathematics has received a rare gift, in the form of a mammoth 350-page paper posted in February that will change the way researchers around the world investigate some of the field’s deepest questions. The work fashions a new geometric object...

source: Quanta Magazine

Monkey Brain is the construct Mensan Kent Keith uses...

source: American Mensa


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