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Addiction psychiatrist Tauheed Zaman helps us sort out some of the commonly held beliefs about marijuana and separate fact from fiction.
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A mutation in the RORB gene leads to low levels of a spinal cord protein and impedes hopping.
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And other neuroscience news in March 2021.
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Emerging research suggests that even mild hits to the head may damage the tiny lymphatic vessels that clear toxic chemicals and cellular debris from the brain.
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Changes to cell metabolism can drive the appetite of the entire organism.
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Treating fears in a virtual environment could make therapies for phobias less difficult and more accessible.
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A quick blow to the head could cause lasting issues in the brain.
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After evolution silenced some of its genes, the Mexican cavefish lost its eyeballs.
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Watch kids review scientist’s papers submitted to Frontiers For Young Minds.
And other neuroscience news in February 2021.
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Spacing out study sessions enhances long-term memory and retention — and is far better than cramming the night before an exam.
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Stories help people connect with each other and make sense of the world.
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