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Foot painters’ toes mapped like fingers in the brain

by University College London, Medical Xpress

Using your feet like hands can cause organised ‘hand-like’ maps of the toes in the brain, never before documented in people, finds a new UCL-led study of two professional foot painters.

These findings, published in Cell Reports, demonstrate an extreme example of how the human body map can change in response to experience.

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How Neuroscience Helps in Understanding the Criminal Mind?

by Fatima Sheikh, The Tech Inside

A team of Cornell University Magnetic Resonance Imaging Facility studied neurological connections between risk takings and lawbreaking in adults. This study is published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology. Moreover, this study helps the researchers to better understand the criminal mind.

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