Thinking Sensing and Behaving

Photograph of a man cleaning and taking care of a child at the same time
The brain works best with one job at a time, but daily life calls for multitasking, causing a “bottle neck” in the brain.
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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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And other neuroscience news in August 2021.
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The golden poison frog packs enough poison in its skin to kill upwards of 20 people, yet it avoids succumbing to the toxin itself.
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And other neuroscience news in August 2021.
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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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Some researchers suspect these bacterial ancestors living within our cells may contribute to a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
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Light influences the brain more than you can imagine.
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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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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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A century old test to identify children struggling in school evolved into assessments to determine intelligence. But should it have?
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