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Understanding Organic Amnesia

When a person experiences memory problems or memory loss as a result of brain damage, it is known as organic amnesia. Memories may be lost temporarily or result in long-term amnesia. Learn more about …

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Awakening the Brain – Book Giveaway!

We are giving away a copy of Awakening the Brain: The Neuropsychology of Grace, by Dr. Charlotte A. Tomaino. Check out this interview with the author, and then leave a comment for a chance to win you…

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Dumbing Down the American Population

"Given that human capital is a prerequisite for success in the global economy, U.S. economic competitiveness is unsustainable with poorly prepared students feeding into the workforce." Kirsch, 2007 …

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Build a Better Brain

By Sandra Kettle, Experience Life For all the thinking we do with the brain, we rarely think about it. The 3-pound mass of crevices and folds is always out of sight -- and too often out of mind. …

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Forget What You Know: Babies Are Way Smarter Than You Think

New studies clearly demonstrate that babies and very young children know, observe, explore, imagine and learn more than we would ever have thought possible. In many significant ways, they are even sma…

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Consciousness Raising with Babies

"Genius is nothing more nor less than childhood recovered at will." --Charles Baudelaire From Art in Theory 1815-1900 For anyone who has observed a very young child for any length of time, you quic…

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Do These Foods Make You Smarter?

One of the reasons nutrition experts recommend eating fish twice a week is that they are a good source of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 fat that has heart-healthy benefits. (For vegans, there…

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