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Explosive Blast-Induced Brain Injury Studies

Explosive Blast-Induced Brain Injury Studies

John Urwin March 14, 2012 0

Professor Nihal de Lanerolle focuses on the study of explosive blast-induced mild traumatic brain injury, attempting to determine the neuropathology and mental effects of this poorly-understood and often invisible type of neurological damage

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Aromatherapy: Exploring Olfaction

Aromatherapy: Exploring Olfaction

Cynthia Deng November 16, 2011 0

Aromatherapy, the use of fragrance to enhance health and promote feelings of well-being, appears to improve mood but not to affect physiological signs such as heart rate and blood pressure

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An Abstract Theory of Computational Vision

An Abstract Theory of Computational Vision

Henry Zheng May 13, 2011 0

Professor Steven Zucker of the Yale Computer Science Department has developed an extensive theory that expands our understanding of the way curves and textures are perceived by the human eye

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Autonomous Goal Operation

Autonomous Goal Operation

Lara Boyle May 12, 2011 0

Professor John Bargh proposes that an autonomous goal system can deceive humans into changing how they view the world

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The Experience of Eating

The Experience of Eating

Shirlee Wohl April 3, 2011 0

To elucidate the role of the brain in the experience of eating, members of the John B. Pierce Laboratory at the Yale School of Medicine are using the latest neuroimaging techniques to scan the

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The Paradox of Dyslexia: Slow Reading, Fast Thinking

The Paradox of Dyslexia: Slow Reading, Fast Thinking

Molly Patterson April 3, 2011 6

A once hidden disability is brought to light by Drs Bennet and Sally Shaywitz of the Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity. Their research connects IQ, reading level, and cognition in dyslexic and typical

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Fearless – Literally

Fearless – Literally

Liz Asai April 3, 2011 3

A study conducted on a woman who cannot experience fear may hold the key to treating PTSD patients

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The Playful Brain

The Playful Brain

Kevin Shen April 3, 2011 0

In their book "The Playful Brain: The Surprising Science of how Puzzles Improve Your Mind," neuroscientist Richard Restak and “puzzle master” Scott Kim lay out the science of improving your brain

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Intentionality and Morality in Human Judgment

Intentionality and Morality in Human Judgment

Sudhakar Nuti February 13, 2011 0

Professor Joshua Knobe studies intentionality and morality, and his findings reveal that the way we view the world is constantly colored by moral conceptions

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Evolution of the Cerebral Cortex Makes Us Human

Evolution of the Cerebral Cortex Makes Us Human

Katherine Zhou September 1, 2010 0

One year past Darwin’s bicentennial, Yale has often been in the news for research on evolution. Down at the Yale School of Medicine, however, researchers are at the forefront of another type of evolutionary

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