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Scientist find Sarcasm center in the brain. If you guessed that is was in the ventral tegmental area…Bingo! You would be wrong. It couldn’t actually be in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex could it …no! In any case, if you have autism you may be wondering what sarcasm is and still waiting for me to tell you which brain region is responsible… stay tuned…as if.

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Test how fast you can switch between tasks with this cool application. This is an application that lets you see how you perform at rapid switching between tasks. Post a comment if you have any suggestions to improve it.

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Test your focus with this cool application Essentially multitasking requires efficient use of frontal cortical working memory. We have shown that individual neurons in the frontal cortex have the capacity to maintain a “memory trace” for up to a minute. It may be possible to extend the neural memory trace through pharmacological, behavioral or electromagnetic methods.

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Linda Watkins, University Of Colorado Psychology Professor, Wins Prince Of Asturias Award

MADRID — Two American biochemists and another from Israel were awarded one of Spain’s Prince of Asturias awards Wednesday for their research into the workings of pain.

The Prince of Asturias Foundation said Americans David Julius and Linda Watkins and Israel’s Baruch Minke were…

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