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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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Smelling salts, an old remedy for fainting, are now used by some athletes to trigger alertness. Neurologist Erin Manning explains how they work.
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Researchers are developing a first-of-its-kind blood test to identify the biomarkers for pain, which could improve pain treatment.
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Neuroscientist Denise Bellinger explains vagus nerve stimulation, its history as a medical treatment, and whether commercial VNS devices are effective and safe.
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The 2019 Brain Prize winners Marie-Germaine Bousser and Elisabeth Tournier-Lasserve discuss the discovery of CADASIL, the most common inherited stroke disorder.
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The brain has some intense energy needs thanks to the unique role it plays in the body.
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Christopher Giza, professor of pediatric neurology and neurosurgery, explains what happens when you’re knocked out.
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