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When you exercise, your muscles and liver release proteins into your blood that exert powerful influence on your brain.
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A series of preliminary reports shows the SARS-CoV-2 virus can infect neurons and disrupt brain signaling for months post-infection.
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The COVID-19 pandemic sparked increased interest in the effects of social isolation on our brains and mental health.
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In short: we don’t think logically about most things.
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For some, the lack of fans might relieve performance anxiety or hurt motivation. But those at the top of their game likely aren’t fazed.
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Grocery stores and hospitals transformed when the pandemic hit — as did the labs researching COVID-19.
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A century old test to identify children struggling in school evolved into assessments to determine intelligence. But should it have?
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Revisit our most popular content in 2020.
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The phrase ‘starved for attention’ takes on real meaning for children experiencing the loneliness social distancing presents.
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More than one-third of COVID-19 patients experience neurological symptoms.
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The strain of living in global quarantine is making a bed for sleepless nights.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of October 19, 2020.
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