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Elon Musk claims his new brain-recording device can one day solve a slew of brain ailments — are his claims true?
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Find the blind spot in your visual field that you may not know is there!
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Sleep twitches tune and refine circuits in the developing brain.
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Why can’t you tickle yourself? Find out here!
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Special brain waves during sleep separate information to remember from what’s worth forgetting — unless the brainstem gets in the way.
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Taming wild animals alters their behaviors, appearance, and brain structure.
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Largely by design, the features that make smartphones convenient and fun also make them addictive.
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See how easily your perception of stick length can shift with just a few modifications.
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Violet light passes through the skull straight to light-sensing, temperature-controlling neurons deep in the brain.
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The modern world has changed when we sleep — but our work and school schedules have failed to keep pace.
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Revisit our most popular content in 2020.
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A woman with a rare brain disease has taught scientists a lot about the neurobiology of fear.
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