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New research suggests why people with epilepsy, even when their seizures are well controlled, report lapses in their ability to think, perceive or remember.

New research suggests why people with epilepsy, even when their seizures are well controlled, report lapses in their ability to think, perceive or remember.

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Researchers have identified five types of concussions, which have different symptoms and initial treatments. All can disturb sleep.

Researchers have identified five types of concussions, which have different symptoms and initial treatments. All can disturb sleep.

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After a bike crash, Anthony Macchio-Young undergoes emergency neurosurgery at Stanford. But that's only the beginning of his journey to recovery.

After a bike crash, Anthony Macchio-Young undergoes emergency neurosurgery at Stanford. But that's only the beginning of his journey to recovery.

Scientists at Stanford have identified a gene key to the formation of a type of toxic protein in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease.

Scientists at Stanford have identified a gene key to the formation of a type of toxic protein in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease.

The real question a new study suggests, isn't why some people occasionally experience hallucinations: It's why all of us aren't hallucinating all the time.

The real question a new study suggests, isn't why some people occasionally experience hallucinations: It's why all of us aren't hallucinating all the time.

A Stanford study shows Pokémon expertise developed during childhood activates the brain region that processes information from the center of the retina.

A Stanford study shows Pokémon expertise developed during childhood activates the brain region that processes information from the center of the retina.

Using a lab model, Stanford researchers identified a type of developing brain cell that is profoundly changed by exposure to low oxygen levels.

Using a lab model, Stanford researchers identified a type of developing brain cell that is profoundly changed by exposure to low oxygen levels.

Each time you get a reward, your brain's internal spatial map warps just a bit in a way that makes it easier for you to get back to wherever you got it.

Each time you get a reward, your brain's internal spatial map warps just a bit in a way that makes it easier for you to get back to wherever you got it.