syndrome also known as Kinky hair syndrome refers to a genetic disorder in which the hair is fragile and twisted ("kinky") and there is progressive deterioration of the brain and arterial changes leading to death in infancy. The condition is an inborn error of metabolism that markedly decreases the ability to absorb copper. It can usually be diagnosed by looking at the person's hair, which appears to be both whitish and kinked when viewed under a microscope.
substance coating the axons of some neurons that facilitates the speed and accuracy of neuronal communication Moreover, Myelin is a lipid sheath that surrounds and insulates the axons of the central and peripheral nervous systems . It serves to increase the speed of nerve conduction; fatty sheath that wraps around neurons and enables them to transmit information more rapidly. Please see also Myelin sheath
cooperation and competition; mixed-motives dilemma in which everyone is better off cooperating, but cooperating with a competitive partner brings personal disaster. The Prisoner’s Dilemma is a concept in game theory which is used to illustrate a variety of situations. The concept is also sometimes utilized in fields like psychology and philosophy, when people want to examine why people act in the ways that they do. Credit for the development of the prisoner's dilemma is generally given to a pair of RAND researchers, Merrill Flood and Melvin Dresher, who worked in the 1950s. Albert W. Tucker refined the idea, and christened the concept "Prisoner’s Dilemma"