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Source: American Chemical Society
Your smartphone addiction isn't helping you sleep. In fact, an obscure chemical reaction may be keeping you awake.
Source: Society for Neuroscience

Our remarkable capacity for imagination requires complex neural networks.

Source: Society for Neuroscience

It’s one of the most common brain myths: we only use 10 percent of our brain. Fortunately for us, this one is 100 percent myth. 

Source: Society for Neuroscience
We are able to empathize thanks in large part to mirror neurons, a special type of motor neurons that help us recognize emotions.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Originally performed to relieve the symptoms of epilepsy, split-brain experiments in the 1960s revealed that the left and right sides of the brain were good at different tasks.
Source: Society for Neuroscience

Migraines are more than ordinary headaches, but neuroscientists are still investigating how and why they happen.

Source: Society for Neuroscience
Animals have evolved visual systems that are uniquely suited to their survival needs. See how human vision stacks up to the visual systems of other animals.
Source: The Kavli Foundation

Watch a conversation with neuroscientist Christopher Lowry about the microbiome-brain connection.

Source: The Kavli Foundation
Our bodies are home to a vast ecosystem of microbes — the microbiome — that has a powerful effect on the brain.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
American chef Bryan Voltaggio describes how he experiments with flavors to create unique dining experiences for his guests.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Are you really in control of the decisions you make?
Source: Society for Neuroscience

What were the most popular posts of 2014? Browse through the images and their descriptions to find out.

Source: National Science Foundation

The robot teaches learning skills to autistic children and gauges their response in real time.

Source: Science Friday
Unraveling the speech patterns behind tongue twisters and Valley girls ... and boys.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Peering into the brains of people as they sing, brainstorm, and play is guiding neuroscientists to new insights into the neural underpinnings of creativity.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Scientists are using color to visualize neurons and build better maps of the brain.
Source: Society for Neuroscience

How do your eyes and brain allow you to see? Find out in this watercolor journey through the visual system.

Source: Society for Neuroscience
How accurately do your eyes see the world?
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Brain lesions have taught scientists a lot about how the brain works.
Source: Society for Neuroscience

Learn about the basics of the brain with this neuroscience rap video. 

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