DailyDirt: Slowly Piecing Together How The Brain Works

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Scientists are learning more and more about the human brain all the time. We've learned a lot about the brain by studying disorders and instances of the brain not working the way it normally does. But there are also new medical imaging devices that allow researchers to take a peek at how normal brains work, too. Here are just a few links about some fascinating brain studies. By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.

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    Anonymous Coward, Oct 13th, 2011 @ 5:40pm

    Aside from the Minority Report development there I liked the image of the week.

    2 Dinosaurs playing puppy.
    http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/image-of-the-week/2011/10/10/dinosaur-just-like-a-kangar oo/

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    Michael Ho (profile), Oct 13th, 2011 @ 7:45pm

    Re: Dinosaurs playing kangaroo...

    Well, we'll have to clone some dinosaurs to see if that's how they really behaved...

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    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Oct 13th, 2011 @ 9:10pm

    Where Is The Body Language?

    If you see dogs (adult or puppy) playing, or if you play with one, you will see that they express themselves differently from when they are facing a real fighting threat. I see nothing like that in the picture—those dinosaurs are baring their teeth exactly the same as if they are about to pounce to kill and eat prey.

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    Anonymous Coward, Oct 14th, 2011 @ 1:06am

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