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Many cells and molecules work together to help you see the world around you.
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Your sense of taste and smell help you enjoy your favorite dish or avoid it when it’s gone bad.
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Neuroscience has a profound ability to alter society, but who makes sure it changes society for the better?
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Understanding the brain science behind human behavior can help us create a fairer legal system.
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Behind every economic decision you make is a host of biases, hormone fluctuations, and firing neurons.
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Your ability to recall the color of your childhood home depends on long-lasting changes to the connections between nerve cells.
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Scientists continue to learn about the neurobiology and architecture of the different types of memory.
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Processing in the brain’s “reward system” drives our motivated behavior.
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A 29-year-old man with amnesia taught neuroscientists a lot about memory.
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