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Your Brain Knows The Difference Between Metaphors and Similes, Even if You Don’t

2 years agoOdd : Neatorama

Much to the chagrin of my high school English teacher, my classmates and I always got our metaphors and similes mixed up. But take heart, Mrs. Potter! It turns out that our brains did understand that there are differences between the two: Midori Shibata and colleagues at Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan, asked 24 men [...]
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GW Researcher Receives Grant to Study Brain Swelling Following Bleeding in the Brain

Health : Newswise Medical News (15 hours ago)

Shahram Majidi, M.D., a second-year resident in the Department of Neurology at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, received at $154K grant from the American Heart Association to study the presenc... Read Post

Scientists Map What Your Brain Looks Like on English

Health : Healthland (8 months ago)

Ever wonder how your brain distinguishes all the sounds in a language? How does it know “b” is different from “z”? Researchers may now be closer to understanding how the brain processes sounds, or at least those made in English. Tak... Read Post

ADHD Study Finds Delays in Handling Internal and External Tasks, Maturity

Health : Elements4Health: Children's Health (17 hours ago)

A key difference in brain architecture between those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and those without was discovered in a study investigating the brains of more than 750 children and teens. Kids and teens with ... Read Post

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