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Epilepsy Patients Help Decode The Brain's Hidden Signals - NPR (blog)

Epilepsy Patients Help Decode The Brain's Hidden Signals - NPR (blog) | Neurology and Clinical Psychology | Scoop.it
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Epilepsy Patients Help Decode The Brain's Hidden Signals
NPR (blog)
Patients with severe epilepsy are giving scientists the chance to see the human brain in action, a view they could never get with an MRI or other high-tech tools.
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Neurological progress as epilepsy patients allow brain imagery to be observed and analysed, further increasing our chance in uncovering a few more of the brains many mysteries.

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Study shows how neurons enable us to know smells we like and dislike, whether ... - YottaFire

Study shows how neurons enable us to know smells we like and dislike, whether ...
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Some basic biology learned from study of fruit flies could help us understand food choice in obese people.
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Study showing that neurons are responsible for the distinction of smells we like and dislike. Through this study we are one step closer in understanding why people have different food preferences and what alterations occur in the brain for us to choose a desirable food smell to an unpleasant one.

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