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"Make Up Your Mind" premiered October 15, 2002



How Phineas Lost It
Scientists use modern technology to study Phineas Gage's infamous 1848 head injury.


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Why Kids Don't Get It
Adele Diamond's carefully designed experiments reveal how the brain's pre-frontal lobes develop in children.


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Tough Choices
Princeton researchers study the brain's of test subjects making tough ethical decisions to determine which part of the brain is the seat of morality.


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What Happened at Jamestown?
Ancient cypress trees help solve the mystery of the ill-fated colonists in the early 1600's. Forensic scientists investigate a colonial murder.


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The Power of Half
Born with half a brain after suffering a stroke in utero, Michelle Mack's brain is capable of much more than her doctors ever expected.


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Grow Your Own Brain
Does running grow new brain cells and make you smarter? Research with mice yields some surprising results.


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Monastery of the Mind
Scientists explore the meaning of consciousness at the Neurosciences Institute in California.


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Decade of the Brain
Frontiers stories which have probed the human mind over the past decade -- sleep research, memory, how kids think, and more.


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