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magicology  n.— «Teller was one of the coauthors, and its publication was a signal event in a field some researchers are calling magicology, the mining of stage illusions for insights into brain function.» —“Magic and the Brain:...


Martha talks about a favorite Latin-based word: pandiculation. It’s a term that means “the stretching that accompanies yawning.” This is part of a complete episode.


connectome  n.— «Much better accuracy will be required before researchers can build automated systems for finding “connectomes,” complete maps of connections in a brain or a piece of a brain.» —“Connectomics” by Sebastian...

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