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Access to artificial light allows us to shift our sleep and wake cycles away from the natural daylight schedule.
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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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A picture of a dress captured the attention of millions around the world and raised a fundamental question – how could we perceive the same thing so differently?
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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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After evolution silenced some of its genes, the Mexican cavefish lost its eyeballs.
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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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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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