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The Adult Brain | December 20, 2012

A weekly collection of content that brings attention to the brain development of the adult and aging brain. You can come back every Thursday; we will be sharing a brand new list of interesting articles, videos and research papers - all about the mature brain. For interesting content on the fetus, newborns, children & teens, please come back on Tuesdays, for a weekly collection of content on that topic. Please feel free to add articles to the list that you think would be of value for our readers.

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Brain waves encode rules for behavior - MIT News Office

Fluctuations in electrical activity may also allow the brain to form thoughts and memories.

Women With Sleep Apnea Face More Severe Brain Damage Than Men: Study

Women who have sleep apnea experience more damage to their brain cells as a result of the condition than men with obstructive sleep apnea, according to a new study from the University of California, Los Angeles.

How common 'cat parasite' gets into human brain and influences human behavior

Toxoplasma is a common 'cat parasite', and has previously been in the spotlight owing to its observed effect on risk-taking and other human behaviors. To some extent, it has also been associated with mental illness. A study led by researchers in Sweden now demonstrates for the first time how the parasite enters the brain to influence its host.

Brain cells made from urine : Nature News & Comment

Human excreta could be a powerful source of cells to study disease, bypassing some of the problems of using stem cells.