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Active and physically fit kids have healthier brains than their more sedentary peers.
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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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See how easily your perception of stick length can shift with just a few modifications.
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Violet light passes through the skull straight to light-sensing, temperature-controlling neurons deep in the brain.
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The modern world has changed when we sleep — but our work and school schedules have failed to keep pace.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of December 7, 2020.
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A woman with a rare brain disease has taught scientists a lot about the neurobiology of fear.
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When light hits our eyes, it does more than help us see.
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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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Once thought to merely coordinate movement, this region of the brain is proving to exert greater influence on cognition, emotion, and other functions.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of November 23, 2020.
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