Image of pioneer cells
These trailblazers strike out into various parts of the brain, laying down axons as they go.
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How choices are framed can drastically influence our decisions ¬¬— even when outcomes are identical.
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Several timekeeping brain regions work together to create our perception of time.
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Electrical signals power the connections between the brain’s billions of neurons.
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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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Spatial navigation hinges on four types of neurons in the hippocampus.
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A trio of brain regions control our ability to understand and produce language.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 31, 2020.
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Special receptors under your skin create the feelings of itch, touch, temperature, and pain.
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Light-sensing cells convert tiny packets of light into your view of the world.
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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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Digital reading has been widespread for years — but how well are we absorbing it all?
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Everyone experiences cramps. But we know less about their causes than you might expect.
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