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In most MR console rooms, there is a sign warning that “the magnet is always on.” This is meant to remind you to check yourself for any ferrous metal you may have on you — like a pair of scissors – that could be turned into a dangerous missile by the giant magnet we use to take pictures of your brain. “Always on” is also a pretty good description of life as a cognitive neuroscientist.
Jason Zevin is a cognitive neuroscientist who has always been interested in neuroplasticity and language. His work has explored sensitive periods — how it gets harder to learn a new language as you get older — and how the neural basis of reading is shaped by the demands of different writing systems.

3 Comments

  1. Posted July 12, 2012 at 12:28 AM | Permalink

    yay! glad to see you bloging!

  2. Posted July 12, 2012 at 12:30 AM | Permalink

    oooh. i think it’s spelled blogging.

  3. Posted January 24, 2013 at 1:06 PM | Permalink

    Wow, that is scary and beautiful all at once.

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