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Learn how your brain creates dreams while you sleep.
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And other neuroscience news you might have missed in November 2021.
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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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It comes down to which parts of the brain are most active during dreaming.
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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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And other neuroscience news in March 2021.
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And other neuroscience news in February 2021.
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Explore what’s new in neuroscience from the Society for Neuroscience’s Global Connectome.
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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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The modern world has changed when we sleep — but our work and school schedules have failed to keep pace.
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The strain of living in global quarantine is making a bed for sleepless nights.
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Everybody dreams, but scientists aren’t sure why.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.