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'Brain on a chip' reveals how the brain folds: Physics and biology ... - Science Daily

Science Daily
Our brains are wrinkled like walnuts by the time we are born. Babies born without these wrinkles -- called smooth brain syndrome -- suffer from severe developmental deficiencies and their life expectancy is markedly reduced. Now researchers have ...

Every experience that the brain perceives is unique - Medical Xpress

Medical Xpress
The neurons in the prefrontal cortex will be active each time – just as if the experience was entirely new," explains study author Hugo Malagon-Vina from the Division of Cognitive Neurobiology at MedUni Vienna's Center for Brain Research. Potential ...

Anatomy of the struggle: Roughers' seasons have been loaded with trials, have hope for one last push - Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee Daily Phoenix
Muskogee's Cameron Clemmons drives in for a layup against Broken Arrow in a December game at Ron Milam Gym. Both MHS teams play regional games this week. Phoenix file photo. It's been tough days to be a Rougher this season on the hardwoods. When ...

A Brain for All Seasons: Human Evolution

Wayne - United States

Offers an outline of William Calvin's from his book about a theory about human brain evolution and climate change.

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    William H. Calvin, A Brain for All Seasons (University of Chicago Press, 2002), Table of Contents
    Oneof the most shocking scientific realizations of all time has slowly beendawning on us: the earth?s climate does great flip-flops every few thousand years, and with breathtaking speed. Many times in the lives of our ancestors,the climate abruptly cooled, just within several years. Worse was the accompanying drought and theforest fires, all around the world. Populations crashed for most mammals, including our ancestors. Our ancestors lived through hundreds ofsuch episodes u but each became a population bottleneck, one that eliminatedmost of their relatives. We are the improbable descendants of those who survived u and later thrived.

Human Evolution: Evolution and the Structure of Health and Disease
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Unifying theory of biological and cultural evolution explaining the origin of neurological disease in humans.

Brain, Behavior and Evolution

Publishes original articles on the structure, function and evolution of nervous systems in vertebrates and invertebrates. Provides guidelines for authors and information on subscriptions.

Human Brain Mapping
United States

The Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) has evolved in response to the explosion in the field of human functional neuroimaging, and its movement into the scientific mainstream. One of the primary functions of the organization is to provide an educational forum for the exchange of up-to-the-minute and ground breaking research across modalities exploring Human Brain Mapping.

Institute of the Human Brain
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Conducting investigations of higher specifically-human functions as the basis for applied research. In Russian.

Human Brain Project at Caltech
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Applying newly emerging computational techniques to in vivo optical and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the developing brain.

Early Human Evolution: A Survey of the Biological and Cultural Evolution of Homo habilis and Homo erectus
United States

Tutorials focused on early transitional humans, Homo erectus, and early human culture.


Provides an overview of the anatomy, function, disorders, and psychology of the human brain in an interactive environment.

University of Washington Human Brain Project
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Working to organize functional information about the brain around a structural information framework.

THOR Center for Neuroinformatics Human Brain Project Repository

Virtual presentations on functional neuroimaging activities.

Human Evolution
United Kingdom

Notes from a lecture by DSG Pollock on early hominids. Includes references.