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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.


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.