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Study: Brain Injuries in Childhood Have Lasting Effects on Learning [via Time]

New study says traumatic brain injuries in children have more of an impact on long-term learning than previously thought.

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Patterns: Study Finds Problem Drinkers Get Bigger Endorphin Kick [via New York Times]

Study finds that problem drinkers get a bigger rush from alcohol than social drinkers do.

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why we have brains (video via TED)

I’m feeling a little nerdy today so I was poking around the TED website and came across one neuroscientist’s take on why we (and other animals) have brains.  According to him, we don’t have them for thinking or feeling…