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Understanding the higher functions of our brains
Paula Croxson Ph.D.
A new study sheds light on how we keep our minds on the task at hand even when faced with the distractions of modern life.
Even when you are resting, your brain is not. The brain’s activity at rest may provide the key for diagnosing and treating Alzheimer’s disease.
We used to think that there were specialized “memory areas” in the brain, but now we know that our memories are stored scattered across the whole brain.
Research suggests that social interaction may prime us for understanding others' actions. How? Our mirror neurons might be responsible.
Paula Croxson, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of neuroscience and psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York.