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The brain’s impressive capacity to adapt and remodel itself peaks in childhood.
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Environment and experiences in the teen years guide development of some of the human brain’s more complex functions.
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The first months and years of life mark the most rapid periods of growth and development for the human brain.
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The neural connections that develop during infancy and childhood can have lasting effects on learning and health.
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Diet, exercise, and mental stimulation can keep our brains healthy as we age.
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Our brains change in subtle but measurable ways as we age, and neuroscientists have a few ideas about why that may be.
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As we age, we can see our hair gray and our skin wrinkle. Less obvious are the changes happening in our brains.
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Aging is inevitable — but disability and dementia are not.
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Neuroscience has a profound ability to alter society, but who makes sure it changes society for the better?
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Understanding the brain science behind human behavior can help us create a fairer legal system.
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Behind every economic decision you make is a host of biases, hormone fluctuations, and firing neurons.
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It takes nearly three decades to build a fully-developed, adult brain. With all that effort, what’s so special about the end result?
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