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And other neuroscience news in February 2021.
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Stories help people connect with each other and make sense of the world.
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Spacing out study sessions enhances long-term memory and retention — and is far better than cramming the night before an exam.
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Ceiling height and window light don’t just concern interior designers. Neuroscientists are examining how room design evokes specific cognitive responses.
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Explore what’s new in neuroscience from the Society for Neuroscience’s Global Connectome.
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Why can your brain see movement in a still image?
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Three experts discuss photosensitive epilepsy and how flashing lights can trigger seizures.
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Try this simple neuroscience trick at home — all you need is a willing participant!
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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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