My research has been centered mostly on how the mind forms memory . And how special individuals sometimes break those rules . Such as the autistic or Idiot savants who develop super human skills . Feb 26
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A rat's head fits in the circular opening of this device, which is surrounded by miniaturized detectors and electronics (photo credit: Brookhaven National Laboratory) A tiny wearable positron emission tomography (PET) scanner has been used to track chemical activity in the brains of unrestrained animals while an animal behaves naturally; it could be modified for people.
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NEW YORK — There is a place for magic in science. Five years ago, on a trip to Las Vegas, neuroscientists Stephen Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde realized that a partnership was in order with a profession that has an older and more intuitive understanding of how the human brain works. Magicians, it seems, have an advantage over neuroscientists.
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Eidetic memory ( pron.: / aɪ ˈ d ɛ t ɪ k / ), commonly referred to as photographic memory , is a psychological or medical term, popularly defined as the ability to recall images, sounds or objects in memory with extreme precision.