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Lynnie Fein-Schaffer

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Lynnie is the former Outreach Associate for BrainFacts.org. She graduated from Smith College in 2017 with degrees in economics and psychology and previously worked as a research assistant in an infant cognition lab and as a French translator before joining SfN.

Articles by Lynnie Fein-Schaffer

Why can your brain see movement in a still image?
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Try this simple neuroscience trick at home — all you need is a willing participant!
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Find the blind spot in your visual field that you may not know is there!
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Why can’t you tickle yourself? Find out here!
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See how easily your perception of stick length can shift with just a few modifications.
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Learn more about this disease that impacts over 50 million people in the world.
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Do you know how your brain alerts you to fears? Learn more about it here.
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Review this mock case study and determine the ‘patient’s’ diagnosis. Descriptions created from the 8th edition of the Brain Facts book. Part of the Brain Bee prep series.
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Learn why stepping on a Lego hurts so much and other facts about pain.
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Are you ready for the school year? Let these fun neuroscience activities get your brain in gear!
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Learn about the brain-altering effects of exercise and relaxation.
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Migraine sufferers have differing sensitivities and responses to pain, preliminary research shows.
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