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Assigning human traits to non-humans gave our ancestors an evolutionary edge.
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Having an audience affects your performance, for better or worse.
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Believing a treatment will work can change how you respond to it — even when it’s fake.
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The strain of living in global quarantine is making a bed for sleepless nights.
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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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Neurons talk to each other at junctions called synapses.
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Specialized cells in the nose convert chemicals in the air into the experience of smell.
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Granule cells are the smallest and most numerous type of neurons in the brain.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of October 19, 2020.
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Misbehaving neurons trigger seizures in the neurological disorder epilepsy.
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A highway of bundled nerve fibers, the spinal cord relays information between the brain and the rest of the body.
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Your sixth sense lets you perceive your body’s position and movement.
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