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August 12, 2019
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How the Brain Finds Meaning in Metaphor

UA researcher Vicky Lai studies how the brain processes different types of language, including metaphors. You can grasp a hand. You can also grasp a concept. One is literal. One is metaphorical. Our brains know the difference, but would we … Continue reading

March 6, 2015
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WHACK! Study measures head blows in girls’ lacrosse

As debate increases about whether female lacrosse players should wear headgear, a new study reports measurements of the accelerations that stick blows deliver to the head. The study also measured the dampening effect of various kinds of headgear. PROVIDENCE, R.I. … Continue reading