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We are born with most of the cells that make up our nervous system. However, some parts of the brain add new cells during infancy, and one adds cells throughout life.
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We answer your questions about autism spectrum disorder.
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Nootropics include a large host of substances that affect and enhance the way the brain works.
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Quick blows to the head can cause a host of complications in the brain.
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Although scientists continue to debate the purposes and benefits of sleep, one thing is clear: sleep deprivation is really bad for brain function.
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Taking breaks and quizzing yourself are two great ways to improve your memorization.
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When you suddenly stop taking a drug that you've regularly consumed, it's hard for the body to adjust, resulting in the unpleasant symptoms of drug withdrawal.
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Although there are no pain-sensing fibers located in the brain, these fibers are present in nearby tissues. When they become activated, a headache can occur.
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Humans possess cognitive abilities very different from other creatures, thanks to a number of unusual features of our brains.
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While it’s difficult to study déjà vu directly in a laboratory, scientists can test how the brain responds to familiar faces and places.
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While experts debate the type and length of practice that is optimal for success, one thing is clear: training improves performance and changes the brain.
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There are likely advantages to having both left- and right-handed individuals in a population.
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