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Memory

Your Brain Actually Doesn’t Suck At Passwords

You can remember a combination of random words or characters, you just need to train your brain.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.13.15
robots

Dawn of the Rat-Brained Robots

In the 2000s, lab-grown brains flew planes and drove robots—but real-world applications remain basic, and a very long ways off.
Matthew Braga
6.13.15
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A History of the Ice Pick Lobotomy

Lobotomy is a procedure that involves slicing tiny slivers through the frontal lobes of the brain, reached through holes bored in the top of the skull. It was an early way psychiatrists thought they could dramatically alleviate madness and suffering in pe
Zoe Cormier
6.12.15
Science

Are Our Brains Really Just Computers?

Do you see a rabbit or a duck? Is memory like RAM or a symphony?
Jordan Pearson
6.12.15
Radio Motherboard

This Is Your Brain on Technology

Are we performing a society-wide experiment on ourselves?
Jason Koebler
6.12.15
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The Top 5 Fictional Characters That Are Literally Just Brains

You can’t body-shame these brain-only characters.
Becky Ferreira
6.12.15
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Born Again Brains

The human brain continues to regenerate even in adulthood, thanks to adult neurogenesis, or the birth of new neurons from parental neural stem cells.
Levi Gadye
6.12.15
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What It's Like to Live with Half a Brain

There are people living with parts, halves, or more of their brains removed all around the US
Kaleigh Rogers
6.12.15
brains

What Happens When We Upload Our Minds?

The technology to transfer our brains to computers is coming. But will our digital copies actually be us?
Maddie Stone
6.12.15
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The Paralysed Man Who Can Control a Robotic Arm With His Thoughts

Erik Sorto is trialling out a pioneering neural implant that lets him control a robotic arm with his brain.
Emiko Jozuka
6.12.15
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Are Photographic Memories a Hollywood Myth?

Why it's impossible to prove a memory is photographic.
Clinton Nguyen
6.11.15
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The Race to Map the Brain So We Can Upload It Into a Computer

Neuroscientists talk about mind uploading a lot more than you'd expect.
Seung Lee
6.11.15
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