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Humans can find faces in many things because of our fusiform gyrus.
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The brain’s fusiform face area helps you find your friend in a crowd.
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Genes, hormones, and gender identity can shape our brains, but many studies of sex differences in the brain fail to account for these factors.
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Péter Somogyi, György Buzsáki, and Tamás Freund earned the inaugural Brain Prize in 2011 for their cataloging and mapping of the brain’s inhibitory circuits.
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The two-way communication between the brain and the gut does more than help us digest a meal.
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The brain stores memories by changing how neurons talk to each other.
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Our knack for recognizing faces helps us communicate with those around us and learn about our environment.
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The latest exhibit at Washington, D.C.’s ARTECHOUSE marries cutting-edge neuroscience and art.
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Some researchers suspect these bacterial ancestors living within our cells may contribute to a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
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Some things we think we know about learning and focus just aren’t true. Find out if you can separate fact from fiction.
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A new study in mice shows chronic stress reprograms gene expression in sperm.
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Vagus nerve stimulation, in conjunction with physical therapy, could help stroke patients recover more movement.
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