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How Being Bilingual Affects Your Brain

Being bilingual or multilingual has been proven to have countless beneficial impacts on the brains of those who speak more than one language. According to recent data, most of the world's population, or 43 percent, are bilingual, 40 percent are...

Some Neurons in the Brain Selectively Respond Only to Sound of Singing

Scientists on Tuesday announced they had found an unexpected response to singing in the brain, suggesting particular groups of neurons appear to respond selectively to these particular sound. In a Current Biology journal article, a team of scientists in the...

Five Ways Christmas Affects your Brain

The Christmas season is an intense time of year. Neuroscience can shed some light on what it does to our brains. By Kira Shaw Christmas is a time of year like no other; gifts are exchanged, little-spoken-to relatives are contacted, and...

Paxinos Talks On Greeks’ Contribution in Neuroscience

The Ithacan Philanthropic Society organized a lecture for  Sept. 12 in Melbourne featuring Professor George Paxinos from the University of New South Wales. Professor Paxinos, a respected member of the Society, is acknowledged as one of the world’s renowned...