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Neurons transmit information to one another through electrical impulses and chemical messengers.
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A flow state can occur during a period of intense focus, absence of worrying, high responsiveness, and dissipation of self-consciousness.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in August 2022.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in May 2022.
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The vagus nerve may be the body’s earliest detector of inflammatory infections — and trigger for healing autoimmune conditions.
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At last, neuroscientists are learning how the hormone shapes social behaviors such as pair-bonding and parental care. It’s more complicated than they thought.
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Christine Petit and Karen Steel received the 2012 Brain Prize for their work unravelling the genetics of hearing loss.
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Diminished levels of the protein cause a common side effect of Parkinson's treatment.
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How neuroscientists elucidated the neural underpinnings that link learning and reward.
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Access to artificial light allows us to shift our sleep and wake cycles away from the natural daylight schedule.
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The golden poison frog packs enough poison in its skin to kill upwards of 20 people, yet it avoids succumbing to the toxin itself.
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A new study in mice shows chronic stress reprograms gene expression in sperm.
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