by John Medina
Why that’s good news for aging historians.
On Our Evolving Knowledge of the Brain and Nervous System: An Interview with Dr. Mitchell Glickstein
by Robin Lindley
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."
Quick: Which American president served before slavery ended, John Tyler or Rutherford B. Hayes?
by Rod Tanchanco
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.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
by Nancy Andreasen
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.
by Michio Kaku
It's not to remember the past, but to know the future.
by Jeremy Dean
Why we remember and why we forget.
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