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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 29, 2020.
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Smelling salts can revive someone who fainted, and some athletes have been spotted taking a whiff during games. How does this centuries-old treatment work?
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Everyone experiences cramps. But we know less about their causes than you might expect.
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For years, anecdotal reports suggested microdosing can improve mood and reduce depression and anxiety. Now, scientists are trying to figure out whether it’s all hype, a salve for our unhappiness, or something in between.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 15, 2020
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These shortsighted insects see an unimaginably vibrant world.
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Migraine sufferers have differing sensitivities and responses to pain, preliminary research shows.
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Beautiful music doesn’t cause goosebumps — dangerous music does. At least, that’s what your brain thinks.
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The maturing adolescent brain is at a critical period for growth, but also susceptible to depression and anxiety-related disorders. Researchers are investigating why.
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Exposure to a certain single-celled parasite became the infamous face of ‘crazy cat people’ syndrome, but perhaps unjustly so.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 1, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of May 18, 2020.
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