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An intense bout of exercise can improve mood and create a sense of euphoria — an effect popularly known as the “runner’s high.”
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Learn about the reward prediction error hypothesis as it applies to addiction and reward cues in thebrain.
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Explores one process by which sleep is thought to play a role in properly regulating synapses — the synaptic homeostasis hypothesis.
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Learn how your brain creates dreams while you sleep.
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Learn the basics of how neurons fire, and explore what we can learn from the feeling of banging our funny bone.
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Afterimages -- what are they, and how are they generated by the color vision system of the brain?
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This video explains the science behind visual illusions.
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Learn ways that tremor used to prevent a man from certain activities until DBS improved his daily life.
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Some types of therpy can not only reduce stress and anxiety but also physically change the brain.
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Check out these great videos from the Brain Awareness Video Contest and vote for your favorite!
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Learn more about the Brain Awareness Video Contest.
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The blood-brain barrier is your brain's first line of defense against toxins and pathogens. But it can also make treating brain illnesses complicated.
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