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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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The stress and uncertainty of a crisis can kick your fight-or-flight response into overdrive.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of March 30, 2020.
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Let’s revisit the developing teen brain to understand the changes occurring during this critical time.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of January 20-26, 2020.
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Visualization research lets people experience alternate perspectives, which could increase empathy.
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Goosebumps are part of your body’s reaction to danger. But they can also be caused by great music. Those two experiences are more similar than you might think.
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Neuroscience research is advancing what we know about depression, and helping us develop treatments for it.
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A growing body of research now shows that poverty changes the way children’s brains develop, shrinking parts of the brain essential for memory, planning, and decision-making.
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