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Your brain anticipates your touch, effectively canceling out your own tickle.
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By blocking a brain chemical that makes us sleepy, caffeine helps us feel more awake and alert.
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The exercises in this video will help you understand what it’s like to have Alzheimer’s.
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Our existing beliefs can distort the way we process information.
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The memories stored in our brains can change for many reasons.
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Humans can find faces in many things because of our fusiform gyrus.
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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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October is ADHD Awareness Month. Learn more about this neurological disorder.
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In short: we don’t think logically about most things.
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For some, the lack of fans might relieve performance anxiety or hurt motivation. But those at the top of their game likely aren’t fazed.
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And other neuroscience news in June 2021.
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Some neuroscientists think psychedelic drugs and the hallucinations they induce could help reveal how the brain generates our perceptions of the world around us — and of ourselves.
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