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And other neuroscience stories for the week of January 6-12, 2020.
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Of the estimated 80 million Americans who will be 65 and older in 2050, 6.3 million will be impacted by glaucoma.
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Brain breaks help children by replenishing attention, improving learning, and boosting creativity. But, it turns out we might all benefit from giving our brains more downtime. Here’s why.
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A lot happened in neuroscience in 2019. Were you paying attention? Test yourself with this quiz.
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This year, you wanted to understand memory, mental health, meditation, and why the teen brain is so complex.
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AI expert Fei-Fei Li discusses how deep-learning machines can support the human experience — not replace it.
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  • 90 min
Neuroscientists came from far and wide last month to talk science at Neuroscience 2019 in Chicago. Check out some of the most exciting science they shared.
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The next generation of neuroscientists reflect on the future of brain science.
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  • 5 min
Jazz musician Pat Metheny and neuroscientist Charles Limb find a common note in the keys of improv.
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A growing body of research now shows that poverty changes the way children’s brains develop, shrinking parts of the brain essential for memory, planning, and decision-making.
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Educators may be able to take a different perspective if they understood a bit more of the neuroscience behind learning.
  • Psychology Today
Even light phone users get anxious when their mobile device is taken away for a short time.
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  • 3 min