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SfN is holding the Brain Awareness Video Contest to showcase entertaining and educational neuroscience concepts and activities.
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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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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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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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Misbehaving neurons trigger seizures in the neurological disorder epilepsy.
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Cerebrospinal fluid protects and nourishes the brain, but too much can cause brain damage.
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