Mapping Brain Connectivity Using Graph Theory
Did You Know? / Neuroscience Technologies

Mapping Brain Connectivity Using Graph Theory

Have you ever wondered why the same brain regions are often implicated again and again in many tasks and behaviors?  For instance, the prefrontal cortex is implicated in so many cognitive tasks that citing its involvement, per se, is hardly more illuminating or meaningful than throwing up one’s hands and saying, “It happened in the … Continue reading

Forever Young: The Story of Patient H.M.
Did You Know? / Learning and Memory

Forever Young: The Story of Patient H.M.

“Do you know what you did yesterday?” asks the doctor. “No, I don’t,” responds the patient. “How about this morning?” “I don’t even remember that.” “Could you tell me what you had for lunch today?” “I don’t know, to tell you the truth.” “What do you think you’ll do tomorrow?” asks the doctor. “Whatever is … Continue reading