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Depending on the types of video games you play and time you spend playing, your brain may be changing in a variety of ways.
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Surges of different neurotransmitters give rise to the emotional whirlwind that characterizes the early stages of romantic relationships.
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Humans can find faces in many things because of our fusiform gyrus.
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Neuroscientists are learning how our brains process poetry and how poetry can change the way we learn about neuroscience.
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Our existing beliefs can distort the way we process information.
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The brain’s fusiform face area helps you find your friend in a crowd.
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The memories stored in our brains can change for many reasons.
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Genes, hormones, and gender identity can shape our brains, but many studies of sex differences in the brain fail to account for these factors.
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The spontaneous behavior helps both the speaker and the listener.
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The two-way communication between the brain and the gut does more than help us digest a meal.
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For better or worse, everything you experience changes your brain.
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A picture of a dress captured the attention of millions around the world and raised a fundamental question – how could we perceive the same thing so differently?
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