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How the GPS is affecting your brains ability to navigate

How the GPS is affecting your brain’s ability to navigate

Craig Evinger April 24, 2016
Using a GPS to free your brain from the mundane task of getting somewhere on campus might enable us to engage in higher cognitive thinking.
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Left: Doug Manditch, Joe Collins, Father Tom Hartman, Ernie Canadeo and  President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. unveil the new Parkinsons Research Center at Stony Brook. (PHOTO CREDIT: SBU MEDICINE)

New center on campus advancing Parkinson’s research

Steven Rossin August 26, 2013
When Thomas Hartman, affectionately known as “Father Tom,” was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, he founded the Thomas Hartman Foundation as a way of using his illness as a gift to others, raising money to support research efforts to combat the disease.
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