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Short-term memory the ‘missing link’

September 11, 2008 • 0
Short-term memory may be even more important than we thought. While intelligence plays a crucial role in the ability to gauge short- and long-term benefits and resist temptations, scientists have, until recently, been unsure of why this connection between intellect and self-control exists. But a study released Tuesday by Yale assistant professor of psychology Jeremy »
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Leaks from the Lab

September 10, 2008 • 0
Long time, no see: Peabody Museum scientist rediscovers species of fairy shrimp Eric A. Lazo-Wasem, senior collections manager in the Peabody’s division of invertebrate zoology, recently collected specimens of Eubranchipus holmani, a small species of shrimp that has not been seen in 50 years. Lazo-Wasem, who was on a quest to track down the rare »