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Vagus nerve stimulation, in conjunction with physical therapy, could help stroke patients recover more movement.
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Increasing evidence suggests that chronic inflammation takes a toll on the brain over the course of a lifetime.
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Explore what’s new in neuroscience from the Society for Neuroscience’s Global Connectome.
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Three experts discuss photosensitive epilepsy and how flashing lights can trigger seizures.
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Sleep twitches tune and refine circuits in the developing brain.
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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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Largely by design, the features that make smartphones convenient and fun also make them addictive.
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Revisit our most popular content in 2020.
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Once thought to merely coordinate movement, this region of the brain is proving to exert greater influence on cognition, emotion, and other functions.
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The links between nerve cells, called synapses, allow us to learn and adapt, and hold clues to conditions such as autism, schizophrenia, and more.
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Learn more about this disease that impacts over 50 million people in the world.
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Eating too much sugar over-activates the brain’s reward areas, leading to cravings and addictive behaviors.
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