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Sliced-Up Brain Confirms Famous Patient's Peculiar Problem

natureheader | Alison Abbott | Posted 01.30.2014 | Science

By slicing up and reconstructing the brain of Henry Gustav Molaison, researchers have confirmed predictions about a patient that has already contribut...

New Facts and Old Habits: How Your Brain Sculpts Your Memories

Ben Thomas | Posted 03.25.2013 | Science
Ben Thomas

How do our brains get rid of information we think is "useless" -- and why does that label seem to apply to more information the older we get? A new study offers some tantalizing clues.