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Brain Abnormalities

Pot Smoking Linked To Brain Changes

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) — A small study of casual marijuana smokers has turned up evidence of changes in the brain, a possible sign of trouble ahead, research...

What Is "Normal"?

Eric Maisel, Ph.D. | Posted 03.29.2013 | TED Weekends
Eric Maisel, Ph.D.

What do we mean by the words "normal" and "abnormal" as they apply to the mental and emotional states and behaviors of human beings? Can those words be sensibly used at all, given their tremendous baggage, their built-in biases and the general confusion they create?

Rain Man's Kim Peek And Super Human Feats Of Reading: 2009's Most Amazing Story

blog.seattlepi.com | Stephen J. Gertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Kim Peek, the savant who was the inspiration for Barry Levinson's original screenplay and film, Rain Man, died last week at age fifty-eight. The New ...