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The Skull Box

The Skull BoxThe Skull Box is a new blog for students working and collaborating in different research lines at my paleoneurology lab. Posts published there will present comments, information, and resources on functional craniology, cranial evolution, neuroanatomy, brain evolution, and morphometrics, bridging human biology, anthropology, paleontology, neuroscience, and medicine. The blog has three main aims. First, it is a source of information for topics associated with human brain and skull evolution. Second, it helps to promote blogging in human evolution and anthropology, fields in which many web resources are still undervalued. Third, it is useful to train students in writing and communicating science. All these three targets are essential for our research fields, and whatever minor advance in any of these directions is a success. Have a look at the blog!

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  • Primate brain folding
    A recent work, analyzing the development and evolution of the primate cortical folding, evidences two separate folding processes of the neocortex. Namba and colleagues examine two subtypes of neocortex, the dorsal isocortex, defined as the portion of neocortex limited laterally by the lateral fissure (LF) and medially by the cingulate sulcus (CiS), and the p […]

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  • Seven Million Years of Human Evolution
    This fascinating visual presentation from the American Museum of Natural History outlines what we know about human evolution by combining …Continue reading →

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RSS Neurophilosophy

  • Researchers develop non-invasive deep brain stimulation method
    Researchers at MIT have developed a new method of electrically stimulating deep brain tissues without opening the skullSince 1997, more than 100,000 Parkinson’s Disease patients have been treated with deep brain stimulation (DBS), a surgical technique that involves the implantation of ultra-thin wire electrodes. The implanted device, sometimes referred to as […]

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