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YOUR BRAIN howtouseit 2[1]

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How to use your brain for maximum effect!!
How to use your brain for maximum effect!!

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BREAKING OUT
Love, sex and amily lie don’t have to be hard work – you can train your brain or happiness and ulflment
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BRAINy BABy:Make learning fun for our child with our free DVD
 YOur brAin
 how to use it
January 14, 2007
 
The sunday Times
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Th d as
Dringchildhood, a loing amilnironmnt is crcialor brain dlopmnt
he our-part Sunday Times guide to thebrain gives you the tools to understand your mind and use it better. Our guideeatures cutting-edge brain research andthe latest advice on applying the fndings to your own lie.This week, the second part o the guide helps you to get the most out o love, sex and amilylie. We explain what happens to your brain when you are attracted to someone. You maybe assailed by a maelstrom o hormones, but you don’t need to lose your head.Once you’ve ound a partner, our guide helps you to negotiate the three stages o love and sex – rom short-lived lust to obsessive romanticlove, to long-term attachment.I you’ve survived all that and now have aamily, our guide has numerous tips to give your children a head start. It oers advice onbrain development – in the unborn baby orthe volatile adolescent. Finally, you will learnhow to care or your brain as it evolves – i youkeep mentally active, your intellectual powersneed not decline with age.
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In 1848, an xplosion proplld a mtal pol throghth railwa orman’s lt rontal lob. H srid, bt was transormdinto a highl implsi man who gambld and drank. His cas ld to thassociation o th rontal lobs with sl-control and prsonalit.
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In 1953, a ong man, HM, ndrwnt brain srgr to cr hispilps. Th rmoal o his hippocamps – a tin ara in th tmporallobs – crd his fts bt prntd him rom orming nw mmoris,highlighting th link btwn th hippocamps and mmor.
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On March 29, 1985, th msician Cli Waringcontractd hrps ncphalitis and srd damag to sral aras oth brain. Lik HM, h lost th abilit to crat nw mmoris. Bt hrmmbrs how to pla piano and condct a choir – idnc that hisprocdral mmor, associatd with th crbllm, has srid.
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Raisd in a cag b hr distrbd parnts in Los Angls, Gniwas discord, and rlasd, in 1970 agd 13. A std o hr dladdlopmnt rald that sh mad last progrss in langag. Hrcas is sd to spport th thor that thr ar critical priods orlangag acqisition. I missd, langag nr dlops proprl.
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 Agst D
In 1901, 51-ar-old Agst D was admittd to a Frankrtaslm atr a dtrioration in hr intllctal and langag skills. Sh
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h patints that changd brain histor
was sn b Dr Alois Alzhimr. Fi ars latr, whn sh did, hxamind hr brain and idntifd th nrofbrillar tangls andamloid plaqs that ar now th disas’s hallmark.
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In th arl 1960s, pschiatrist Dr Cornlia Wilbr, tratd apatint, Sbil, whom sh claimd had rald 16 altr gos ndrhpnosis. Dr Wilbr claimd that childhood abs had casd Sbil tocrat th altr prsonalitis; som arg that th prsonalitis maha bn plantd in Sbil’s mmor dring thrap.
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A brain-injr patint rportd on in 1992, RM was nabl torcognis acs, bt rtaind th abilit to distingish btwn cars.Sch cass, known as prosopagnosia, sggst thr is a spcifc part oth brain – th siorm ac ara – ddicatd to ac rcognition.
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Madam X 
 
An nnamd Frnch woman was th frst to b diagnosdwith Capgras sndrom b th pschiatrist Josph Capgras in 1923. Shcold rcognis hr amil, bt blid impostrs had rplacd thm.Thr ma b a problm in th brain parts linking motion with mmor.
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HJA
 
In 1987, HJA, 79, srd a strok that damagd his occipitallobs, rsponsibl or isal procssing. H cold no longr rcognisobjcts, bt h cold s, mo arond withot bmping into thingsand pick things p. This disordr is known as isal agnosia.
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