Differential Localization

The differential localization view holds that the different languages of the polyglot are localized in spatially distinct regions of the language-dominant left hemisphere. This view was first articulated by R. Scoresby Jackson in 1867, who, anecdotally describing the case of an Englishman who had lost his knowledge of Greek following head injury, asked, "Where was that gentleman's Greek deposited that it could be blotted out by a single stroke whilst his native language and all else remained?'' Scoresby Jackson proposed that since the foot of the third frontal convolution harbors one's native language, any successively learned language might be represented in the rest of that convolution.

Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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