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"A study of 35 families led by a UC San Francisco psychiatric researcher showed for the first time that the structure of the brain circuitry known as the corticolimbic system is more likely to be passed down from mothers to daughters than from mothers to sons or from fathers to children of either gender. The corticolimbic system governs emotional regulation and processing and plays a role in mood disorders, including depression."
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The science behind a rapid paradigm shift When the first human genome was decoded, popular thinking went: "If we know the genes, we know the person." Today, barely 15 years later, science is in the middle of an exciting new area of research, which is entertaining interested members of the public with exciting, if not always serious, headlines. The field alleges that traumatic experiences ca ...
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To substantiate the claims about our definitions of ‘consciousness’ and ‘attention’ we would like to explain how using the framework of dissociation (CAD) helps elucidate these meanings in two impo...
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A video primer on the default mode network of the brain featuring Marcus Raichle.
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Think it's hard to make money in publishing in the digital age? Academic publishers are making bigger profits than ever, at the expense of universities, taxpayers and students, researchers say.
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Powerful words, movingly spoken.
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Working memory (WM) is the process by which we transiently hold and process information required for obtaining a short-term goal. It can be broadly considered to have two main components, verbal WM...
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This is interesting, at least to me. I love the field of genetics to the point that I almost went into it full time. Alas, I met my husband instead.
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  • University of California, Berkeley
    Political Science, 1984 - 1987
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Political Science, 1987 - 1989
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Omnicurious geek interested in everything under the sun. The brain, creativity, education, science, humanities, music and politics in particular.
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Founder of The Brain Cafe; Senior Editor, The Creativity Post; Founding Director of Online Education and Ambassador for GHF Online; contemplator of the diverse manifestations of human intelligence, achievement and creativity; former homeschooling parent and educational rabble-rouser.






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Director of Online Education; Senior Editor, The Creativity Post; Gifted Education Advocate; Homeschooler
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  • The Creativity Post
    Senior Editor, 2012 - present
  • GHFOnline
    Founder & Ambassador, 2012 - present
  • The Brain Cafe
    Founder, 2011 - present
  • McMyers Academy
    Founding Director, 2002 - present
  • International Design Center for the Environment
    Director of Communications, 2006 - 2007
  • Western Center on Law & Poverty
    Fundraising & Communications Consultant, 1993 - 2000
  • ACLU, Southern California
    Public Education Coordinator, Speechwriter, 1991 - 1993
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