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Understanding how the brain learns, functions and stays healthy.
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Brain Disease Is Found in Veterans Exposed to Bombs-New York Times

Brain Disease Is Found in Veterans Exposed to Bombs-New York Times | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it

The same degenerative brain disease found in football players and boxers has been found in veterans exposed to roadside bombs, a finding with potentially profound implications.

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Veterans' brain damage reveals the most detailed map of intelligence ever

Veterans' brain damage reveals the most detailed map of intelligence ever | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it

The brain is arguably the most complex structure in the known universe, which makes linking specific regions to particular mental functions almost impossible. Now, 182 Vietnam vets have helped us get a huge step closer to unlocking the brain's secrets. Watch the video.

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Veterans and Brain Disease

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Could the brain autopsy of a 27-year-old former Marine who did two tours in Iraq help explain the rash of suicides and other troubles among so many veterans?
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