Your selections: Thinking and Awareness
Some types of therpy can not only reduce stress and anxiety but also physically change the brain.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 4 min
Processing in the brain’s “reward system” drives our motivated behavior.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
These oddly shaped cells help make the human brain special.
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The hippocampus is responsible for everything you remember, from this morning’s breakfast to your first kiss.
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The discovery of cellular clocks throughout the body is shedding light on sleep disorders and changing how — and when — we treat disease.
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Two Nobel-winning scientists explain how your brain gets you from Point A to Point B.
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  • 6 min
Can we tell the difference between a lying brain and a truth-telling brain?
  • Science Buddies
Ray Dolan, Peter Dayan, Wolfram Schultz have demonstrated how the release of the neurotransmitter dopamine helps us learn.
  • The Brain Prize
  • 5 min
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke (NINDS) asks the question "how is our sense of identity contained in the brain?"
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
In this lesson Scholastics passes along the knowledge that understanding how your brain works can help explain why you behave like you do.
  • Scholastic
How does the body know when it has been cut, or stung, or hit?
  • Brain U
The brain has a remarkable ability to tell where you are and where you're going.
  • BrainFacts/SfN