Nyquist <giddeon_nyquist at hotmail.com> wrote in message news:<byDh8.1873$b9.537507 at carnaval.risq.qc.ca>...
> Hi Matt,
>> I was just wondering something. You answered a previous question of mine
> regarding electrophysiology software, and now you just answered a question
> regarding epilepsy. I'm a grad student at McGill studying temporal lobe
> epilepsy via electrophysiogical methods. Are you studying the same thing.
> The other reason I ask, is your use of the word "intractable". Not too
> many other people use that word unless they are students, profs or doctors.
I study GABA-A receptors and inhibitory transmission in hippocampal
slices. I'm not a card-carrying epileptologist, but I'm interested in
epilepsy and other things related to hippocampal function.
Lately, I find myself using the word "intractable" in regard to lots
of different things: experiments, NIH study sections, etc...