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Parietal Cortex

The parietal cortex is an area of the brain which is believed to process all spatial location and direction information.

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Can culture dictate the way we see?
The way the primary visual cortex in the brain develops, may not be hardwired after all, but may develop according to experience, according to some fairly stunning revelations from the University of Illinois in Urbana, US, in early 2007.


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A new study by researchers at UT Dallas' Center for Vital Longevity, Duke University, and the University of Michigan has found that the strength of communication between the left and right hemispheres of the brain predicts performance on b...

Everybody feels pain differently, and brain structure may hold the clue to these differences.

In a study published in the current online issue of the journal Pain, scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have shown t...

Richard Haier of the University of California-Irvine and Rex Jung of the University of New Mexico have identified a brain network they believe is the biological basis of intelligence.

They believe the frontal and parietal lob...

Free will, or at least the place where we decide to act, resides in a part of the brain called the parietal cortex, new research suggests.

When a neurosurgeon electrically jolted this region in patients undergoing surgery, th...

ome people recall a dream every morning, whereas others rarely recall one. A team led by Perrine Ruby, an Inserm Research Fellow at the Lyon Neuroscience Research Center (Inserm/CNRS/Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1), has studied the brain ...