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Entries from March 2009

Neurochemical Transfer of Information Explained

March 30th, 2009 · No Comments

There are 100 different explanations of this on the www and none of them make sense. There even are several cute animations but they leave one even more confused than one was before one started. So this is my attempt to explain it as clearly as possible. Definitions Neurons consist of: soma; dendrites; axons. Soma […]

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Huperthetikosia – Case Study

March 29th, 2009 · No Comments

The patient is an elderly lady with benign senescent forgetfulness.  Although she has some difficulty with speech production we doubt this is aphasic.  An interesting affect of her speech is her tendency to express herself frequently by using superlatives.  We designate this symptom huperthetikosia (derived from the Greek “huperthetikos” for “superlative”).  By superlative we do […]

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