Index of Topics in Brain and Behavior

Serendip has information on an wide array of different topics in the area of brain and behavior, including papers with web references written by students in Biology 202, a course at Bryn Mawr College. Like other things on Serendip, these are not intended to be the final word on any subject, but rather represent the sense that individuals have been able to make for themselves about particular questions and windows through which others can begin their own explorations of them. Following is a topic index of these papers, making it possible to easily search for topics of particular interest. Use the alphabet links to get to topics starting with particular letters, and topic links to get lists of particular papers. Click on titles under particular topics to get to the papers themselves. Lists of relevant web references can be found at the end of each paper. Index prepared by Felicia Lew in 1998. Index updated by Andrew Hollander in 2000 and by Katie DiFelice in spring, 2001.

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A

ABSINTHE
ACHROMATOPSIA
ACUPUNCTURE
ADDICTION
ADRENOLEUKODYSTROPHY
AGGRESSION
AGING
ALCOHOL
ALCOHOLISM
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
ALTRUISM
AMNESIA
AMYGDALA, THE
AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS
ANIMAL CONSCIOUSNESS
ANIMAL INTELLIGENCE
ANOMALOUS COGNITION
ANOREXIA
ANTIDEPRESSANTS
ANOSOGNOSIA
ANXIETY
APHASIA
ARNOLD-CHIARI MALFORMATION
ART
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
ASPARTAME
ASPERGER'S SYNDROME
ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER
ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)
AUTISM

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B

BALANCE
BIOFEEDBACK
BIPOLAR DISORDER
BLINDSIGHT
BRAIN TUMORS
BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR
BULIMIA

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C

CAFFEINE
CANCER
CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS
CIRCUITRY OF BRAIN
CHOCOLATE
COCAINE
COLOR
CONSCIOUSNESS (See also: I-FUNCTION, SELF)
CONVERSION DISORDERS
CREATIVITY
CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISEASE
CYBERSICKNESS

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D

DEATH
DEJA VU
DEMONIC POSSESSION
DENDRITES
DEPRESSION
DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER
DOPAMINE
DREAMS
DWARFISM
DYSARTHRIA
DYSLEXIA

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E

ECSTASY
EIDETIC IMAGERY
ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY
EMOTION
ENDORPHINS
EPILEPSY
ESTROGEN
EVOLUTION OF THE BRAIN

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F

FAMILIAL DYSAUTONOMIA
FEAR/PANIC
FEEDING
FETAL NEURAL TRANSPLANTATION
FIBROMYALGIA
FOCAL DYSTONIA
FRAGILE X SYNDROME

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G

G PROTEINS
GHB
GROWTH FACTORS

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H

HALLUCINOGENS
HALLUCINATIONS
HANDEDNESS
HEMISPHERES OF THE BRAIN
HERBAL HEALING
HIPPOCAMPUS
HISTORY OF THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
HIV
HOMOSEXUALITY
HORMONES
HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE
HYPNOSIS

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I

I-FUNCTION (See also: CONSCIOUSNESS, SELF)
INPUT/OUTPUT THEORY
INTELLIGENCE

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K

KILLERS

L

LANGUAGE
LATERALIZATION OF THE BRAIN
LAW AND NEUROSCIENCE
LEAD
LEARNING
LESCH-NYHAN DISEASE
LOBOTOMY
LOVE
LUMBAR PUNCTURE

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M

MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
MANIC DEPRESSION
MEDITATION
MELATONIN
MEMORY
MENTAL ILLNESS
MENTAL IMAGERY
MIGRAINE HEADACHES
MIGRATION
MORALITY
MOTOR IMAGERY
MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES
MULTIPLE PERSONALITY DISORDER
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
MUSIC / SOUND
MYASTHENIA GRAVIS
MYELIN

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N

NARCOLEPSY
NATURE VS. NURTURE
NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCE
NEURAL SCORING
NEUROANATOMY
NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASE
NEUROGENESIS
NEURMODULATION AND NEURAL PLASTICITY
NICOTINE
NOCICEPTION

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O

OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER

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P

PAIN
PARALYSIS
PARKINSON'S DISEASE
PERCEPTION
PERSONALITY
PHANTOM LIMBS
PHEROMONES
PHOBIAS
PHYSICS
PLACEBO EFFECT
PMS/PMDD
PROSOPAGNOSIA
PSYCHEDELICS
PSI PHENOMENON
PSYCHONEUROIMMUNOLOGY
PSYCHOTHERAPY VS. PHARMACOTHERAPY

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Q

QI-ENERGY

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R

RAGE DISORDER
RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE
RU-486

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S

SCHIZOPHRENIA
SEASONAL-AFFECTIVE DISORDER
SELF (See also: CONSCIOUSNESS, I-FUNCTION)
SENSES
SEROTONIN
SEX DIFFERENTIATION
SHYNESS
SLEEP
SLEEP PARALYSIS
SMELL
SOCIAL NEUROSCIENCE
SOMNAMBULISM
SPACIAL NEGLECT
SPASTICITY
SPINAL CORD INJURY
ST. JOHN'S WORT
STIMULUS/RESPONSE THEORY
STRABISMUS
STRESS
STROKE
STUTTER
SUBLIMINAL PERCEPTION
SYNESTHESIA

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T

TARDIVE DYSKINESIA
TINNITUS
TIME
TOURETTE'S SYNDROME
TUBEROUS SCLEROSIS

U

UNIVERSAL UNDERSTANDING

V

VESTIBULAR SYSTEM
VERTIGO
VIOLENCE
VISION
VISUALIZATION
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ABSINTHE
Absinthe:The Price of Creativity

ACHROMATOPSIA
Incomplete and Complete Achromatopsia
Achromatopsia

ACUPUNCTURE
Theories on the Effects of Acupuncture on the Nervous System
The Affect of Acupuncture on the Nervous System
Pain and Acupuncture in Eastern and Western Medicine

ADDICTION
Addiction and the Brain
Addiction and the Reward Circuit
Cocaine and the Brain: The Neurobiology of Addiction
Tobacco and the Brain
Sex Addiction
Addiction and the Reward Circuit
Is Chocolate Physiologically or Psychologically Addictive?

ADRENOLEUKODYSTROPHY
Adrenoleukodystrophy and Myelin: Where's the Connection?
The Human and Scientific Story of Adrenoleukodystrophy

AGGRESSION
Theories of Aggression
Can the Source of Aggression be found in the Brain?
The Nature of Aggression (or is it Nurture?)
Is the Brain to Blame? Searching for the Origins of Violence

AGING
Memory, Aging, and the I-function
Binswanger's Disease

ALCOHOL
"Did I do that?"
Alcohol and its effects

ALCOHOLISM
Neurobiological Mechanisms for Alcoholism
A Comparison of Two Types of Treatment for Alcoholism

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Alzheimer's Disease: Loss of Self?
Alzheimer's Disease
The I-Function and Alzheimer's Disease: Where is the person?
Alzheimer's Disease: What are we forgetting; how are we changing?
Alzheimer's Disease: The Disease of the New Century
Neurological Effects of Estrogen in Alzheimer's Disease
Who Can Fill the Holes in the Brain? Estrogen and Alzheimer's Disease

ALTRUISM
Altruism: Selfless or Selfish?

AMNESIA
AMNESIA: Who are you anyway?
Loss of Consciousness from Brain Injury versus Amnesia

AMYGDALA, THE
The Role of the Amygdala in Fear and Panic

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AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
A Mind Trapped in a Body

ANIMAL CONSCIOUSNESS
Animal Consciousness
Pain Without 'Pain'

ANIMAL INTELLIGENCE
A Comparison of Primate and Dolphin Intelligence as a Metaphor for the Validity of Comparative Studies of Intelligence

ANOMALOUS COGNITION
Why Psi: Perceptions of Anomalous Cognition

ANOREXIA
Biological Causes of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa
Biochemical Correlates of Anorexia and Bulimia
Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa

ANTIDEPRESSANTS
Depression and Antidepressants

ANOSOGNOSIA
Anosognosia

ANXIETY
Anxiety
The Neurobiology of Anxiety Disorders: A prelminary Investigation
A "Lesser Wrong" Model of Assessing the Neural Mechanisms of Anxiety

APHASIA
Aphasia: A Language Disorder
Aphasia

ARNOLD-CHIARI MALFORMATION
The Complexity of Arnold-Chiari Malformation

ART
The Effects of Art on the Brain of an Underprivileged Child

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Computers, Artificial Intelligence, the Brain, and Behavior
I-function and AI

ASPARTAME
Can We Tell if Aspartame is Safe?

ASPERGER'S SYNDROME
Social Graces

ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER
Treating Attention Deficit Disorder as a Executive Function Disorder

ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Focus
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Neurobiology of a Disorder or a Difference?
ADHD in Females
Usage of Ritalin in Treatment of Disruptive Behavior Disorders

AUTISM
Autism: A Disorder of Conflicting Causes and Treatments
The Analysis of Autism Facillitates Neuroanatomical Investigations
Considerations of Individuality in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Autism
Neurobiological Perspectives on Autism
Autism and its Connection with the Neurotransmitter Serotonin
The effect of the neurotransmitter serotonin on autistic symptoms
Autism and Savant Syndrome

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BALANCE
On the Search for Balance: A Balancing Act in the Midst of Dizziness

BIOFEEDBACK
Mind Over Matter: The use of Biofeedback to control stress, pain, and other bothersome problems
FIREWALKING:A Theory Based on Biofeedback and Variable Set Points

BIPOLAR DISORDER (See also MANIC DEPRESSION)
Bipolar Disorder and the Creative Genius
Biological Theories of Manic-Depression
Bipolar Disorder
A Personal Experience of Learning About Bipolar Disorder
Why No "Unipolar Mania" Listing in DSM-IV?
This Quicksilver Illness: Moods, Stigma, and Creativity, a Review of An Unquie Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison
Myth or Madness? Mania and the Artistic Genius
Bipolar Disorder

BLINDSIGHT
Vision and Blindsight Implications Regarding Consciousness
Blindsight and Consciousness

BRAIN TUMORS
A Brief look at the Physiological Basis and Neurological Effect of Brain Tumors

BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR
The Understanding of Behavior and the Brain
Do Humans Use 100% of Their Brains?
The Cognative and Behavioral Effects of Nicotine: An Argument for Brain=Behavior
Myasthenia Gravis: Challenge to the Brain = Behavior Paradigm
Visual Hallucinations: Another Argument for Bran Equals Behavoir
The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Brain and Behavior

BULIMIA
Biological Causes of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa
Biochemical Correlates of Anorexia and Bulimia
Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa

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CAFFEINE
Is Caffeine Addictive?
Effects of Caffeine on the Body

CANCER
Eliminating Cancer with the Mind

CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS
Circadian Rhythms
Circadian Rhythms and Sleep

CIRCUITRY OF BRAIN
How flexible is the Brain's Circuitry?

CHOCOLATE
The Food of the Gods
Is Chocolate Physiologically or Psychologically Addictive?

COCAINE
Cocaine and the Brain: The Neurobiology of Addiction
Cocaine in the Brain
COLOR
Artistic License: Color Vision and Color Theory

CONSCIOUSNESS
Hallucinations and the Human Consciousness
Deja vu and the Brain, Consciousness and Self
Vision and Blindsight Implications Regarding Consciousness
Consciousness and the Placebo Effect
Consciousness
Dual States of Conscioiusness
Blindsight and Consciousness

CONVERSION DISORDERS
It's All in Your Head

CREATIVITY
Creativity and Mental Illness
Creativity and Irrational Forces: Eccentric Artists and Mad Scientists
Absinthe:The Price of Creativity
Toward a Neurobiology of Creativity: Making Connections Between Art, Manic-Depressive Illness, ad Frontotemporal Dementia

CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISEASE
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

CYBERSICKNESS
Barfogenesis : Does Virtual Reality Make You Sick?

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DEATH
Of all the things, are we really sure about Death?

DEJA VU
Deja vu and the Brain, Consciousness and Self

DEMONIC POSSESSION
Demonic Possession

DENDRITES
Development of Dendritic Spines

DEPRESSION
Dealing with Clinical Depression: A Rough Idea
Depression and Antidepressants Analysis of the Spectrum of Depression
Depression: A Problem in an Aggregate of Atoms?
What is Clinical Depression?
Serotonin & Depression
Depression at the Synaptic Level: SSRIs and their limitations
Melancholia
Depression: Causes or Effects?
The Trail of Evidence from Treatment to Causes of Depression

DISSOCIATIVE IDENTITY DISORDER
Dissociative Identity Disorder
Exploring Multiple Personality Disorder
Dissociative Identity Disoder

DOPAMINE
Dopamine, it does a body good
The Dopamine Hypothesis of Schizophrenia
The Influence of Stress on Dopamine Levels

DREAMS
Lucid Dreaming
Perspectives on Dreaming
Proposed Mechanisms of Dreaming
The Nature and Function of Dreams
SLEEP÷.zzz÷.zzz÷ Sleepiness and Dreams
The Dream State
Does the I-Function Control Dreaming?

DWARFISM
I Won't Grow Up: The Causes of Psychogenic Dwarism

DYSARTHRIA
Considering Dysarthria: A Speech Disorder 'On the Margins'

DYSLEXIA
Dyslexia
Dyslexia
Dyslexia
The Phonological Model of Dyslexia

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ECSTASY
Ecstasy
Ecstasy: The biology behind the euphoria
Ecstasy
The Brain in Ecstasy
Ecstasy: Toxic Behavior
Ecastasy: Neurotoxicity and How It Can Be Reduced
The Ecstacy Debate: Weighing the Good and the Bad

EIDETIC IMAGERY
Eidetic Imagery: Raising More Questions than Answers

ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY
Electroconvulsive Therapy

EMOTION
Why am I feeling this way?
Gut Feelings

ENDORPHINS
Nature's Own: The Feel Good Hormone

EPILEPSY
Photosensitive Epilepsy
Literature Supports Trigger-Dispersion Theory
What Causes Epilepsy? From GABA to Zinc
Treatment of Epilepsy with a Ketogenic Diet
Vagal Nerve Stimulation and Epilepsy
Seizurs and the Sight of God

ESTROGEN
The Role of Estrogen in Sexual Differentiation
Neurological Effects of Estrogen in Alzheimer's Disease
Who Can Fill the Holes in the Brain? Estrogen and Alzheimer's Disease

EVOLUTION OF THE BRAIN
Discovering the Things that Make Us Human: Evolution of the Brain
Does Size Really Matter?: The Evolution of the Human Brain

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FAMILIAL DYSAUTONOMIA
Familial Dysautonomia and the Brain Behavior Enigma

FEAR/PANIC
The Role of the Amygdala in Fear and Panic
The Neurobiology of Fear
The Neurobiology of Fear: Emotional Memory and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

FEEDING
Neurobiology of Feeding
Feeding Your Brain
The Food of the Gods

FETAL NEURAL TRANSPLANTATION
Linking Brain and Behavior: Reflections on Neurodegenerative Diseases and Fetal Neural Transplantation
Fetal Neural Transplantation in the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Huntington's Disease
Use of Fetal Tissue Research to Cure/Treat Neurological Disorder

FIBROMYALGIA
Fibromyalgia: No longer a catchall diagnosis

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FOCAL DYSTONIA
Focal Dystonia of the Hand, and What the Brain has to do with it

FRAGILE X SYNDROME
The Neurobiology of Mental Retardation: Fragile X Syndrome

G PROTEINS
G Proteins

GHB
GHB: Physiological Uses Versus Social Abuses

GROWTH FACTORS
Chemicals that Fix the Brain
HGH:Fountain of Youth?

HALLUCINOGENS
The Effects of Hallucinogenic Drugs on The Brain

HALLUCINATIONS
Hallucinations and the Human Consciousness
Fear-Induced Hallucination: How Sleep Paralysis Triggers Hallucination
Reification and Hallucinations
Another Explanation for Hallucination during Sleep Paralysis: Mismatch between Brain's Expectation and Sensory Input
Visual Hallucinations: Another Argument for Bran Equals Behavoir
A Comparative Look at Hallucinations in Schizophrenics and Sufferers of Charles Bonnet Sndrome, and Their Corresponding Reality Dscrimination Abilities

HANDEDNESS
Handling the Brain

HEMISPHERES OF THE BRAIN
The Split Brain: Some Thoughts
Your Better Half: Hemisphere Specializatin of Language

HERBAL HEALING
Alleviating Illness Naturally

HIPPOCAMPUS
Hippocampal Memory: An Internet Based Look

HISTORY OF THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
A Very Unjust Whiz through Early Understandings of the Nervous System

HIV
Etiology of HIV-Associated Dementia

HOMOSEXUALITY
Homosexuality
The Homosexual Brain?

HORMONES
HGH:Fountain of Youth?

HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE
Huntington's Disease - An Overview
Fetal Neural Transplantation in the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Huntington's Disease

HYPNOSIS
Hypnotism, Pain and Powers of the Mind
Hypnosis: Are you really getting sleepy?
Hypnosis: It Isn't Just for Circus Sideshows Anymore

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I-FUNCTION
The I-Function and Alzheimer's Disease: Where is the person?
Self Destructive Behavior and Role of the I-function
Defining the Neurobiology of Insanity: Law, Science, and the I-function Reconciled
Sleeping Disorders and the I-Function
Tourette's Syndrome and the "I" Function
I-Function, Pain and Memory
The "I" and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Memory, Aging, and the I-function
Boundaries of the I-Function in Twins
Sleep Paralysis: REM and the "I Function"
Narcolepsy: The "I-Function" and Current Research
Phantom Limbs, Phatom Pain, and the "I-Function"
Crminal Accountability and the"I" Function
Looking for the "I" Function among the Visual Processes; Contemplating its Character and Possibilities
I-function and AI
Social Dynamics and Differences in the I-function
Does the I-Function Control Dreaming?
Mining for the Self: Lobotomy and the quest for the I-function
Schizophrenia and the I-Function: A Hypothesis Revised

INPUT/OUTPUT THEORY
Stimulus/Response Versus Input/Output Theory: An Orientation to the Syntax of Scientific Literature

INTELLIGENCE
A Comparison of Primate and Dolphin Intelligence as a Metaphor for the Validity of Comparative Studies of Intelligence
Intelligence=Learning?
Genius: The Neurobiology of Giftedness
Get Smart: I.Q. and Emotional Intelligence
What is Giftedness?

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KILLERS
Killing Kids
Serial Killers: Just trying to Feel Normal, It's Not My Fault
Making a Monster: the Biological, Social, and Artistic Construction of a Serial Killer

LANGUAGE
Mechanisms of Originality: Comparing Language Systems to Neural Systems
The Neural Score for Language and Related Action
Aphasia
Your Better Half: Hemisphere Specializatin of Language

LATERALIZATION OF THE BRAIN
(Brain Lateralization)
Lateralization of Function in Cerebral Hemispheres
Handling the Brain
Split- Brain Behavior
The Ever Elusive "I"

LAW AND NEUROSCIENCE
Defining the Neurobiology of Insanity: Law, Science, and the I-function Reconciled

LEAD
How Does Lead Effect the Nervous System?

LEARNING
Learning and Memory
How Did You Know That?! Learning Styles and the Brain
Connections Between Neuroscience and the Theory of Multiple Intelligences: Implications for Education
Memory, Learning nd Our Virtual Brains A Hebbian Web
Intelligence=Learning?
Vygotsky and the We-Function

LESCH-NYHAN DISEASE
More on the "I": Lesch - Nyhan Disease and Choice

LOBOTOMY
Brain Busters: the History of Lobotomy and its Application to Neuroscience
Mining for the Self: Lobotomy and the quest for the I-function

LOVE
Love and Neurobiology: Not So Strange Bedfellows
What's Love Got To Do With It?

LUMBAR PUNCTURE
A Brain Drain

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MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING
Magnetic Resonance Imagining

MANIC DEPRESSION (See also BIPOLAR DISORDER)
Biological Theories of Manic-Depression
Toward a Neurobiology of Creativity: Making Connections Between Art, Manic-Depressive Illness, ad Frontotemporal Dementia

MEDITATION
Meditation and the Brain

MELATONIN
Melatonin: Miracle vs. Myth

MEMORY
Hippocampal Memory: An Internet Based Look
Memory Consolidation and REM Sleep
Determining the Intensity of a Memory
I- Function, Pain and Memory
Memory, Aging, and the I-function
"Use It or Lose It"
Smell and Memory
Memories are Made of This
I Remember When...
Memory, Learning nd Our Virtual Brains A Hebbian Web
Forgetting to Remember: The Source of Your Symptoms?

MENTAL ILLNESS
Perceptions of Mental Illness

MENTAL IMAGERY
Neurobiological Correlates of Mental Imagery to Sensory Perception

MIGRAINE HEADACHES
Migraine: the result of a misunderstood chemical reaction involving neurotransmitters and vasoamines
Migraine Headaches: Probable Causes and Effective Treatments
Migraines: We all Agree to Disagree With Certainty that There is Uncertainty
A Day in the Life of a Migraine Sufferer

MIGRATION
"Epic Journeys: The Great Migrations"

MORALITY
A Basis for Morality
Morality's Biological Nature: Implications for the Attribution of "Good" and "Evil"

MOTOR IMAGERY
Arriving at the Ultimate Perfomance: Motor Imagery

MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES
Connections Between Neuroscience and the Theory of Multiple Intelligences: Implications for Education

MULTIPLE PERSONALITY DISORDER
Exploring Multiple Personality Disorder

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis and the Self
The Immune System's Big Mistake: Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis: An Autoimmune Disease of the Central Nervous System
Multiple Sclerosis

MUSIC / SOUND
Neurobiology of Harmony
Music and the Brain: Processing and Responding (A General Overview)
Music Appreciation and the Auditory System
The Neurobiology of Music

MYASTHENIA GRAVIS
Myasthenia Gravis: Challenge to the Brain = Behavior Paradigm

MYELIN
A Look at Myelin and myelin-Related Disorders

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NARCOLEPSY
Narcolepsy: The "I-Function" and Current Research
Fallinng Asleep on the Job: The Story of Narcolepsy
Wake Up! A Quick Lok at Narcolpsy

NATURE VS. NURTURE
Brain-Behavior and Nature-Nurture: Two Interacting Scientific Debates

NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCE
Near-Death Experiences

NEURAL SCORING
The Neural Score for Language and Related Action

NEUROANATOMY
The Analysis of Autism Facillitates Neuroanatomical Investigations

NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASE
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
Linking Brain and Behavior: Reflections on Neurodegenerative Diseases and Fetal Neural Transplantation

NEUROGENESIS
Neurogenesis in the Human Brain: Fact or Fiction?

NEURMODULATION AND NEURAL PLASTICITY
Neuromodulation and Neural Plasticity

NICOTINE
The Cognative and Behavioral Effects of Nicotine: An Argument for Brain=Behavior
Tobacco and the Brain

NOCICEPTION
Nociception

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OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior and the Types of Treatments
The "I" and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
OCD and the Brain
As Good as t Gets?: an Examination of the Mechanism and Mode of Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

PAIN
Mind Over Matter: The use of Biofeedback to control stress, pain, and other bothersome problems
Nociception
I-Function, Pain and Memory
Pathways of Pain and Alternative Methods of Pain Relief
It's chronic: Pain and Its Pharmacology
Pain and Acupuncture in Eastern and Western Medicine

PARALYSIS
Reversal of Paralysis

PARKINSON'S DISEASE
Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's Disease
The Neurobiology of Parkinson's Disease
The Neurobiology of Parkinsons Disease, part 2: further research and parallels to Alzheimers?
Parkinson's Disease and Tourette's Syndrome
Fetal Neural Transplantation in the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Huntington's Disease
Understanding Behavior and the Brain through Parkinson's Disease
Pieces of a Whole
Parkinson's Disease: Unraveling the Mystery
Parkinson's Disease: Is It All In the Brain?
The Modern Day Brain Transplant: An End to Parkinson's?
The Modern Day Brain Transplant: An End to Parkinsoninsm or the Beginning of a Greater Debate?

PERCEPTION
The Importance of Perception to Schizophrenics
Model for Perception
Subliminal Perception
Visual Perception
Unconscious Processing: Subliminal Perception, Neuropsychology, and the I-Function Neurobiological Correlates of Mental Imagery to Sensory Perception
What You Don't Know You Know
Sensual Reality

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PERSONALITY
"No Longer Gage:" A Glimpse into Sociability, Temperament and the Brain
Personality: a Neurobiological Model of Extraversion

PHANTOM LIMBS
Describing Phantom Limb Experience
Phantom Limbs
Phantom Pain: Location and Causation
Phantom Limb
Phantom Limbs, Phatom Pain, and the "I-Function"

PHEROMONES
Pheromones
Love Stinks: Intraspecies Chemical Communication
Following Your Nose to Optimal Sexual and Reproductive Health and Happiness
Sexual or sexist? Replication of human pheromones

PHOBIAS
Phobias: Things That Go Bump in the Mind

PHYSICS
The Quantum Brain: Theory or Myth?

PLACEBO EFFECT
Therapeutic Placebo Effect: A Mind/Body Connection
The Anti-Placebo Effect?
Consciousness and the Placebo Effect
Healing is Believing: The Placebo Effect
Think positive

PMS/PMDD
A Note About PMDD
PMS: How Much Do We Really Know?

PROSOPANOSIA
Prosopagnosia: Seeing the World Through Fog-Colored Glasses

PSYCHEDELICS
Mechanisms of LSD: a Glimpse into the Serotonergic System

PSI PHENOMENON
Why Psi: Perceptions of Anomalous Cognition
Mind Over Science: An Exploration into the World of Psi

PSYCHONEUROIMMUNOLOGY
Psychoneuroimmunology and Natural Healing by the Brain
Mental Healing: Does Positive Thinking Act Upon Brain Neurons to Improve Health?
Just Think Positively
Psychoneuroimmunology: Bi-directional Interactions Between the Brain and the Nervous System

PSYCHOTHERAPY VS. PHARMACOTHERAPY
Psychotherapy Versus Pharmacotherapy: Is One Better than the other?

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QI-ENERGY
Qi-energy, Qi Gong, and a Question of Neurons

RAGE DISORDER
Rage Disorder
The Anger We All Share
Is the Brain to Blame? Searching for the Origins of Violence

RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE
Our Father Who Art in Heav...Our Mind
Seizurs and the Sight of God
This is Your Brain on God

RU-486
Deciphering RU86

SCHIZOPHRENIA
The Importance of Perception to Schizophrenics
The Dopamine Hypothesis of Schizophrenia
Change in View: Schizophrenia Moves From Psychology to Biology
Sense of Self: Schizophrenia and I
Schizophrenia: Reality Distorted
The Role of Corollary Discharge in Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia: Effects on the Brain
Schizophrenia: A Question of Reality
A Comparative Look at Hallucinations in Schizophrenics and Sufferers of Charles Bonnet Sndrome, and Their Corresponding Reality Dscrimination Abilities
Schizophrenia and the I-Function: A Hypothesis Revised

SEASONAL-AFFECTIVE DISORDER
Seasonal Affective Disorder: A Clear Link Between the Outside and the Inside of the Brain
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Why Do I Feel So SAD?

SELF
Alzheimer's Disease: Loss of Self?
Multiple Sclerosis and the Self
Deja vu and the Brain, Consciousness and Self
The Sense of Scents, the Sense of Self
Examining the 'Self' in Spinal Cord Injury Patients
Sense of Self: Schizophrenia and I

SENSES
Synesthesia
Tangled Wires: Conceptualizing Neurological and Cultural Explanations of Synesthesia
Sensual Reality
Synesthesia
Mystifying the senses: Bimodal Speech Perception Tasting Colors and Feeling Sounds: Modes of Reality
Five senses

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SEROTONIN
Mechanisms of LSD: a Glimpse into the Serotonergic System
Serotonin and Its Uses
Serotonin & Depression
The effect of the neurotransmitter serotonin on autistic symptoms

SEX DIFFERENTIATION
The Role of Estrogen in Sexual Differentiation
Neural Masculization and Feminization
Different Brains, Different Realities?

SHYNESS
A Cure for Shyness?

SLEEP
Sleep
Sleep
Memory Consolidation and REM Sleep
Sleeping Disorders and the I-Function
Sleep, Dreams and REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
On the Function and Evolution of Sleep
To Sleep, Perchance to Know Why
SLEEP÷.zzz÷.zzz÷ Sleepiness and Dreams
Hypnagogia: A Bridge to Other Realities
The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Brain and Behavior

SLEEP PARALYSIS
Sleep Paralysis: Awake But Still Asleep
Sleep Paralysis: REM and the "I Function"
Fear-Induced Hallucination: How Sleep Paralysis Triggers Hallucination

SMELL
Smell
The Sense of Scents, the Sense of Self
Smelling: It's More Than Meets the Olfactory Epithelium
The Olfactory Process and its Effect on Human Behavior
Following Your Nose to Optimal Sexual and Reproductive Health and Happiness
Smell and Memory
The Power of Smell

SOCIAL NEUROSCIENCE
Social Affects on Neurobehavior
Social Dynamics and Differences in the I-function

SOMNAMBULISM
Sleepwalking
Somnambulism
Sleepwalking

SPACIAL NEGLECT
Brain Organization as Seen in Unilateral Spacial Neglect

SPASTICITY
Treating Spasticity - Oral Medications and Surgery

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SPINAL CORD INJURY
Spinal Cord Injury
Reversing Stroke and Spinal Cord Damage
Examining the 'Self' in Spinal Cord Injury Patients

ST. JOHN'S WORT
St John's Wort: Treating Depression Naturally

STIMULUS/RESPONSE THEORY
Stimulus/Response Versus Input/Output Theory: An Orientation to the Syntax of Scientific Literature

STRABISMUS
Strabismus

STRESS
Mind Over Matter: The use of Biofeedback to control stress, pain, and other bothersome problems
Stress
The Influence of Stress on Dopamine Levels
How We Cope (or don't cope) with Stress
Stress, The Double-Edged Sword

STROKE
Reversing Stroke and Spinal Cord Damage

STUTTER
IIIII Can Can Can't Heeeelp It: Stuttering to the Truth
The Neurological Causes of Stuttering

SUBLIMINAL PERCEPTION
Subliminal Perception
Unconscious Processing: Subliminal Perception, Neuropsychology, and the I-Function

SYNESTHESIA
Synesthesia
Tangled Wires: Conceptualizing Neurological and Cultural Explanations of Synesthesia
Synesthesia Tasting Colors and Feeling Sounds: Modes of Reality

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TARDIVE DYSKINESIA
Moving Ahead, Another Movement Disorder

TINNITUS
Tinnitus - Have you experienced it yet?

TOURETTE'S SYNDROME
Parkinson's Disease and Tourette's Syndrome
Pinpointing Tourette's Syndrome
Tourette Syndrome
Tourette Syndrome
Tourette's Syndrome and the "I" Function
Tourette Syndrome
Tourette Syndrome

TUBEROUS SCLEROSIS
Tuberous Sclerosis

UNIVERSAL UNDERSTANDING
On Trying to Understand the Universe and Life

VESTIBULAR SYSTEM
Vestibular System

VERTIGO
Vertigo and Its Treatment

VIOLENCE
Violent Behavior and the Brain - Do we know it all?
Violence and the Brain

VISION
Vision - A learned process or are we born with it?
Visual Perception
Incomplete and Complete Achromatopsia (Color-Blindness)
Strabismus
Using a 'Human Model' to Examine the Vision of Albino Rats
Vision and Blindsight Implications Regarding Consciousness
A General Overview on Visual Perception
Making the Blind See
Looking for the "I" Function among the Visual Processes; Contemplating its Character and Possibilities
The Whole in Vincent's Head
Prosoagnosia: Seeing the World through Fog-Colored Glasses
Artistic License: Color Vision and Color Theory
Visual Prosteses and the Retinal Implant Project

VISUALIZATION
Using Your Mind's eye for Optimal Athletic Performance
Eliminating Cancer with the Mind

VOMERONASAL ORGAN
Sixth Sense: The Vomeronasal Organ


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