As this memoir makes clear, the Oliver Sacks truly contains multitudes: The compassionate scientist who travels to Mexico to look at ferns has also been a motorbike buff, competitive weightlifter, and, in the past, a drug abuser.
Picture a trauma victim, someone who has endured a gunshot wound, a car crash or an industrial accident, a person whose body is broken and is rushed into surgery to be mended by physicians racing against the clock.
By Geoffrey Mohan, Los Angeles Times (TNS) Research has shown that a person’s position in the economic pecking order can have a lasting effect on cognitive development. But can it also affect the size and shape of the brain? A new study suggests that a family’s socioeconomic status correlates with the surface area of children’s […]