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  • n  a convex fold or elevation in the surface of the brain

  • The right angular gyrus, however, sits quite near the vestibular cortex, the seat of balance.
  • In a neuroimaging study, Pierce observed, the fusiform gyrus in autistic people did not react when they were presented with photographs of strangers, but when photographs of .
  • The right angular gyrus, however, sits quite near the vestibular cortex, the seat of balance.
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  • Four short links: 26 June 2013
    Memory Allocation in Brains (PDF) — The results reviewed here suggest that there are competitive mechanisms that affect memory allocation. For example, new dentate gyrus neurons, amygdala cells with higher excitability, and synapses near previously potentiated synapses seem to have …
    June 26, 2013 - O'Reilly Media
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  • Susumu Tonegawa in Medical News Today (press release)
    In this study, we have revealed that learning in the dentate gyrus is crucial in rapidly recognizing and amplifying the small differences that make each place unique,Tonegawa said.
  • Wen Jiabao in China Daily
    While it would be premature to conclude that the angular gyrus is the 'metaphor center' of the human brain, we suggest that the evolution of the dominant angular gyrus contributed enormously to the evolution of many quintessentially human... VS Ramachandran http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vilayanur_S._Ramachandran&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFn3z8RlFqx4--urj12Kr6ttMIDVA Science Daily (press release) http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/05/050526092321.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEjM3AirV74EyaWqKlmKUAJQ7zjAQ May 26, 2005 44664 61009 h-bomb The Chinese People's Liberation Army has just celebrated its 80th founding anniversary. Although you did not attend the conference the Party held to mark the achievements, including the A-bomb, H-bomb and satellite, everybody keeps you in mind. We...

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