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Human Cognition Depends Upon Slow-Firing Neurons, Yale University School Of Medicine Study  
2/21/2013 7:40:18 AM

Good mental health and clear thinking depend upon our ability to store and manipulate thoughts on a sort of "mental sketch pad." In a new study, Yale School of Medicine researchers describe the molecular basis of this ability -- the hallmark of human cognition -- and describe how a breakdown of the system contributes to diseases such as schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease.
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