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In Acute Lung Injury Survivors, Long-Term Neuropsychological Impairment Is Common

In Acute Lung Injury Survivors, Long-Term Neuropsychological Impairment Is Common | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Cognitive and psychiatric impairments are common among long-term survivors of acute lung injury (ALI), and these impairments can be assessed using a telephone-based test battery

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How vulnerable is the field of cognitive neuroscience to bias?

How vulnerable is the field of cognitive neuroscience to bias? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Estimating the analytic flexibility of functional neuroimaging: Implications for uncertainty and bias in cognitive neuroscience

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Is neuroscience incompatible with the idea of evil?

Is neuroscience incompatible with the idea of evil? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
Understanding the neuroscience behind evil doesn't forgive evil acts. By Ben Y. Hayden, Ph.D....
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Neuroscientists Can Stumble When They Make Conclusions from Examining Single Patients

Neuroscientists Can Stumble When They Make Conclusions from Examining Single Patients | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Our current understanding of how the brain works often borrows from observations of the anomalous patient. The iron rod that penetrated Phineas Gage’s head made the once emotionally balanced railroad foreman impulsive and profane.

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Our Plastic Brain

Our Plastic Brain | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Neuroplasticity is a concept that should have huge implications for victims of combat stress because it suggests that the events that change someone's brain can be changed again. Although something cannot be undone, perhaps there are ways to alleviate dramatic changes.

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