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The Thoughtful Animal

Singing Mice May Join Humans and Songbirds As Vocal Learners


My high school biology teacher once told me that nothing was binary in biology except for alive and dead, and pregnant and not pregnant. Any other variation, he said, existed along a continuum. Whether or not the claim is technically accurate, it serves to illustrate an important feature of biological life. That is, very little [...]

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The Thoughtful Animal

Published! Cortical Thickness, Reading Skill, and Reading Experience

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I received my masters degree in 2009. After a loooong review process, the research that I conducted for my masters thesis – my first first-author publication – is finally published and online! Before beginning the research I’m currently doing, I started grad school conducting MRI research of reading and dyslexia. In this study, I established [...]

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