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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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Our knack for recognizing faces helps us communicate with those around us and learn about our environment.
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Check out these videos from this year’s Brain Awareness Video Contest and vote for your favorite!
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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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Playing a musical instrument is the brain equivalent of a full-body workout.
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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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Believing a treatment will work can change how you respond to it — even when it’s fake.
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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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