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The pitch is appealing: sharpen your mind with a few minutes of brain games each day. Unfortunately, science suggests this promise is probably too good to be true.
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Like wrinkles and gray hair, the brain has its own telltale signs of aging.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of May 4, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of April 13, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of March 2, 2020.
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A hot day calls for a cold treat. But gobble down that icy sweet, and a brain freeze you’re sure to meet.
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Learn about the long-lasting impact of exercise on your brain's health.
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Our sleep schedules aren’t simply personal preferences — they’re innate, biological predispositions that affect our physical and mental health.
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Regularly consuming fatty foods sets off a chain of events in the body that increase the risk of stroke.
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Diet, exercise, and mental stimulation can keep our brains healthy as we age.
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Theory of mind is your ability to infer and understand other people’s thoughts, desires, and beliefs — no telepathic superpowers required.
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Our culture affects what we eat, what we wear, and what language we speak. However, where we grow up in the world may also affect certain aspects of how our brains work.
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Scientists are trying to figure out why so many of us want to pinch babies’ chubby cheeks and squeeze adorable puppies.
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