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Source: Society for Neuroscience
In the first installment of The Joys of Science video series, neuroscientists discuss what they love most about the field.
Source: TED
How can we begin to understand the way the brain works? The same way we begin to understand a city: by making a map.
Source: National Eye Institute

This video from the National Eye Institute features Chris Thomas answering children's questions about how you can become a scientist and the variety of jobs they do.

Source: Society for Neuroscience
For Valentine’s Day, read up on how love affects the brain.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Your favorite sweet treat activates complex reactions within the brain. Hear how it happens in this podcast from BrainFacts.org.
Source: Coalition for the Life Sciences
Memory loss is a sign of an aging brain. But when does forgetting cross the line from normal aging to something more serious?
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Scientists studying olfaction have learned how our sense of smell works and discovered that it might be more sophisticated than previously thought.
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.

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