What’s in your DNA?

What’s in your DNA?

James B. Watson, the genetics pioneer, is the first individual in the history of the universe to have his DNA...
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A great resource for a general understanding of dyslexia, and its human and societal impacts

A great resource for a general understanding of dyslexia, and its human and societal impacts

David Boulton's "Children of the Code" is a wonderful, general resource for educating yourself, a class, a teaching staff, your...
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How can we help our brain-traumatized soldiers and vets?  Nancy raises a ‘call for ACTION’.

How can we help our brain-traumatized soldiers and vets? Nancy raises a ‘call for ACTION’.

Nancy Martin-Crisco wrote a heart-rending response to a blog I posted  ("How to get PTSD. Twice. Worse.") that you all...
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Ethics class

Ethics class

I delivered a lecture about ethical considerations related to the neuroscience of brain plasticity to a class at Stanford last...
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Down Syndrome children can greatly benefit from EARLY training

Down Syndrome children can greatly benefit from EARLY training

A child therapist who I very greatly respect, Ann Osterling (from Champaign, Illinois) wrote me an email message in response...
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Memory restoration in a bad brain

Memory restoration in a bad brain

There are now a number of published studies that have revealed that the progression of Alzheimer's-like pathologies can be slowed...
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Pain and Circumstance

Pain and Circumstance

My wife Diane and I visited our friend Mary in the hospital on Friday. Mary had just had her "knee...
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A brain fitness graduate comes home

A couple of weeks ago, Jerry Emmons shared his story with Posit Science. It seems that the 84-year-old was spending...
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