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Addiction psychiatrist Tauheed Zaman helps us sort out some of the commonly held beliefs about marijuana and separate fact from fiction.
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What goes on in our bodies that makes muscles tight, and how does this tightness lead to headaches?
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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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Scientist Konstantina Kilteni explains the ins and outs of tickling, discusses the evolutionary purpose behind the sensation, and reveals why we can’t tickle ourselves.
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There are pain receptors — nociceptors — in different parts of the body but not the brain. Scientist Janet Bultitude breaks down what nociceptors are, how they work, and why the brain doesn’t have any.
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Three experts discuss photosensitive epilepsy and how flashing lights can trigger seizures.
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While it may feel like you’ve suffered an injury, this is a natural part of the body’s recovery from working out.
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For many people, the winter poses an onslaught of a seasonal depression known as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.
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When light hits our eyes, it does more than help us see.
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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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