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The notoriously asocial creatures may possess some of the brain circuits humans use for social behavior.
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Her study of vertebrate brains provided clues about the evolution of the human brain.
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Elon Musk claims his new brain-recording device can one day solve a slew of brain ailments — are his claims true?
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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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Active and physically fit kids have healthier brains than their more sedentary peers.
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A cluster of neurons in the brain’s fear center may drive our innate fear of heights.
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Taming wild animals alters their behaviors, appearance, and brain structure.
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The Norwegian scientist explored neurons and the North Pole.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of December 7, 2020.
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A woman with a rare brain disease has taught scientists a lot about the neurobiology of fear.
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The neuroscientist discovered how the brain hones its visual circuits before birth.
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