Computational Models of Basal Ganglia Function
As a mathematical engineer, Kenji Doya approaches the goal of describing the most intricate brain mechanisms from a computational perspective. He constructs models of reinforcement learning involving the networked structures of the basal ganglia. His efforts are captured and expressed quantitatively as probabilities, regress
"I Should Be Reimbursed For All This Consciousness-Raising That I Do:" Cynthia Long Describes Condit
One result of the women's movement of the 1970's was to open non-traditional trade union jobs to small numbers of women brave enough to weather opposition and harassment from male supervisors and co-workers. When she decided to leave the low pay of traditional office work, Cynthia Long sought training as an electrician and became one of the first women to gain access to the electrician's union in New York in 1978. While she experienced pride she also faced hardships, sexual harassment, and feeli
"We're Talking About Living Conditions:" Anne and Al Filardo Recall the Struggle for Union Benefits
Despite the presence of unions in construction trades, and a postwar construction boom, workers during the 1950s had to struggle and organize to win seemingly small benefits like vacation and paid holidays. Al Filardo, a carpenter who worked in the construction industry in New York, recalled how difficult ...
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institutes' Diseases and Conditions Index
This site provides information about heart, lung, and blood diseases and sleep disorders. Learn how the heart works. Find out about aneurysms, angioplasty, electrocardiograms, heart attacks, high blood pressure, asthma, cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, insomnia, narcolepsy, and more.
What Our Mothers Never Taught Us: Changes in Female Sexual Function Throughout the Lifespan
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