Neatorama Posts Tagged "neurology"
Scientists: Sarcasm Requires More Brain Activity Than Sincerity...

(I loooove Sarcasm! t-shirt on sale at the NeatoShop)In 2005, Drs. Simone Shamay-Tsoory and Judith Aharon-Peretz published an article in the journal Neuropsychology that examined how the brain processes sarcasm. They stu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/05/Scientists-Sarcasm-Requires-More-Brain-Activity-Than-Sincerity/
Surgeon Finds Woman's Embryonic Twin in Her Brain...

A brain surgeon was operating on a 26-year-old woman to remove what he thought was a brain tumor when he found an extremely rare circumstance: an embryonic twin, or "teratoma," lodged in her brain. The teratoma, complete...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/04/22/Surgeon-Finds-Womans-Embryonic-Twin-in-Her-Brain/
Oliver Sacks on Life After Terminal Cancer Diagnosis...

Respected author and neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks (previously at Neatorama), in a column he wrote yesterday for the New York Times, revealed the sad news that an ocular melanoma he was treated for nine years ago has meta...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/19/Oliver-Sacks-on-Life-After-Terminal-Cancer-Diagnosis/
Woman in China Found to Have No Cerebellum...

A 24-year-old woman from Shandong Province in China was recently admitted to a hospital after presenting with symptoms of dizziness and nausea. Once a brain scan was performed, it was discovered that she had no cerebellu...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/09/11/Woman-in-China-Found-to-Have-No-Cerebellum/
7 Myths About The Brain...

[http://youtu.be/DfgkAJmp9-A] (YouTube link)There are certain bits of knowledge that are repeated so many times in popular culture that we eventually start to believe them. Many of these “facts” are oversimpl...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/07/08/7-Myths-About-The-Brain/
The Science Behind Bruce Lee's One-Inch Punch...

(Game of Death t-shirt now on sale at the NeatoShop)The famous martial artist and actor Bruce Lee could knock a man flat with a fist that traveled only one inch. How? William Herkewitz of Popular Mechanics decided to fin...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/25/The-Science-Behind-Bruce-Lees-One-Inch-Punch/
Brain Implant Turns Man into Passionate Johnny Cash Fan...

A 58-year old man with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder underwent deep brain stimulation--a procedure which placed an electrical implant in his brain. This implant sent impulses to selected areas of his brain. It wor...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/05/23/Brain-Implant-Turns-Man-into-Passionate-Johnny-Cash-Fan/
Doctor Walks 6 Miles through the Snow to Perform Emergency Brain Surgery...

The winter storm that hit the American South has been particularly bad in Birmingham, Alabama. The city simply doesn't maintain the infrustructure necessary to deal with this kind of weather, which has placed a strain on...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/30/Doctor-Walks-6-Miles-through-the-Snow-to-Perform-Emergency-Brain-Surgery/
The Neuroscientist Who Discovered He Was a Psychopath...

Neuroscientist James Fallon knows what a psychopathic brain scan looks like, because he's studied the differences in brain activity between normal brains and those of people with various anomalies and impairments. While...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/24/The-Neuroscientist-Who-Discovered-He-Was-a-Psychopath/
Scientists: Beer Makes Us Happy...

According to researchers lead by Dr. David Kareken of Indiana University, beer releases dopamine--the neurotransmitter of pleasure--in the brain:In the study, researchers gave 49 male volunteers a tiny taste (half an oun...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/04/18/Scientists-Beer-Makes-Us-Happy/




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