COVID-19

Playing a musical instrument is the brain equivalent of a full-body workout.
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More than one-third of COVID-19 patients experience neurological symptoms.
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The millions of microorganisms residing in the gut form our “second brain.”
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Learn more about this disease that impacts over 50 million people in the world.
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The gut’s pacemaker cells keep food moving along.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of November 2, 2020.
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Eating too much sugar over-activates the brain’s reward areas, leading to cravings and addictive behaviors.
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Contrary to popular depictions, love resides in the brain — not the heart.
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Listening to music reduces anxiety, improves attention, and triggers endorphin release.
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Cajal-Retzius cells act as project managers, guiding the organization of the developing brain
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Research in non-human primates can answer questions that can’t be addressed using other animal models.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of October 26, 2020.
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