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The process, function, or power of perceiving sound.
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We all have a blind spot.
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Visualization research lets people experience alternate perspectives, which could increase empathy.
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Your sense of taste and smell help you enjoy your favorite dish or avoid it when it’s gone bad.
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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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Whether it’s helping you survive or communicate, hearing is a critical sense with a complex internal system from ear to ear.
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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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Goosebumps are part of your body’s reaction to danger. But they can also be caused by great music. Those two experiences are more similar than you might think.
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Why pain from stubbing your toe comes in waves from sharp to dull.
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You’re trying to feel your tongue now, aren’t you? Let the trigeminal ganglion do what it does.
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Sorting through past experiences to help make our best choices possible.
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A battle for the prize of the last connection standing.
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