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When light hits our eyes, it does more than help us see.
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Ceiling height and window light don’t just concern interior designers. Neuroscientists are examining how room design evokes specific cognitive responses.
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Many women experience hot flashes during menopause, but researchers are still working to uncover why they happen and how to treat them.
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David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian discuss their research on sensory systems that won them the 2020 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience.
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Geneticists Huda Zoghbi and Adrian Bird discuss their groundbreaking work on the rare neurological disorder Rett syndrome.
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Your body is even more vigilant about regulating and tracking its internal temperature than the best weather channel.
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Donning a pair of 3-D glasses at the movies can us immerse in the action. But the technology that makes 3-D movies work has always existed inside our brains.
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Everyone experiences cramps. But we know less about their causes than you might expect.
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When the body’s temperature begins to rise, the brain’s health is on the line.
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L. Eugene Arnold is part of a five-year, NIH-funded study exploring brainwave-controlled videogames as a treatment for ADHD.
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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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Shame and guilt feel awful, but they do serve a good purpose: to make you be a better human.
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