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Their long, meandering dendrites may enable thoughtfulness and creativity.
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The notoriously asocial creatures may possess some of the brain circuits humans use for social behavior.
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Elon Musk claims his new brain-recording device can one day solve a slew of brain ailments — are his claims true?
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Sleep twitches tune and refine circuits in the developing brain.
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Special brain waves during sleep separate information to remember from what’s worth forgetting — unless the brainstem gets in the way.
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A cluster of neurons in the brain’s fear center may drive our innate fear of heights.
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Taming wild animals alters their behaviors, appearance, and brain structure.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of December 7, 2020.
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Basic research in mice turned into a “Eureka!” moment in the lab of Jamie Maguire.
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Research in non-human primates can answer questions that can’t be addressed using other animal models.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of October 26, 2020.
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For more than 100 years, neuroscientists have searched for memory’s physical form. Finding it would answer philosophical and scientific questions about our minds.
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