• The ripples and whirlpools of the brain

    by Torkel Klingberg, MD, PhD, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience & Cogmed Founder

    Water drop and ripple

    It's early morning, the sun is barely rising, and your only desire is a cup of coffee to kickstart your day. As you head toward the kitchen, a fresh plan brewing in your mind, your phone buzzes and it’s an email from work! Could it be important? You decide to check. Turns out, it's only spam, so you quickly delete it and continue to the kitchen. But then you pause, your mind suddenly drawing a blank.

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