Originally published 05/16/2015
On Our Evolving Knowledge of the Brain and Nervous System: An Interview with Dr. Mitchell Glickstein
History is the best way to learn about the complex field of neuroscience, asserts renowned neuroscientist Dr. Mitchell Glickstein in his sweeping new book, "Neuroscience – A Historical Introduction."
Originally published 11/28/2014
Quick: Which American president served before slavery ended, John Tyler or Rutherford B. Hayes?
Originally published 11/09/2014
The unusual case seemed to stick out and the psychiatrist sensed that there was something special about Auguste. Dr. Alois Alzheimer decided that he should see Auguste for himself.
Originally published 08/05/2014
A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.
Originally published 06/12/2014
It's not to remember the past, but to know the future.
Originally published 03/07/2014
Why we remember and why we forget.
Originally published 06/23/2012
Macaulay famously said that history is not the rival of the sciences, it's the house in which science and literature and the arts all dwell. This page is designed to help historians keep up with the sciences so we can keep our house up-to-date.
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