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Country Music And Brain Research Come Together At Nashville Summer Camp

Researchers in Nashville are tapping into a country music camp to learn more about Williams Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. Many people who have it love music but don't know why.

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Tech Incubator Faces Challenges Of Tackling Sexual Harassment Among Investors

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Rats and people may rely on "metamemory" in a variety of different ways, scientists say. For a rat, it's likely about knowing whether you remember that predator in the distance; for people, knowing what we don't know helps us navigate social interactions. fotografixx/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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From Rats To Humans, A Brain Knows When It Can't Remember

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Country Music And Brain Research Come Together At Nashville Summer Camp

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