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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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Some researchers suspect these bacterial ancestors living within our cells may contribute to a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
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Some things we think we know about learning and focus just aren’t true. Find out if you can separate fact from fiction.
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A new study in mice shows chronic stress reprograms gene expression in sperm.
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Vagus nerve stimulation, in conjunction with physical therapy, could help stroke patients recover more movement.
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Test your knowledge of neurons and other cells found in the nervous system.
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Twenty years of research have established the connection between adverse childhood experiences and long-term health. Now researchers are looking for ways to measure the biology behind the correlation and try to reverse it.
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Increasing evidence suggests that chronic inflammation takes a toll on the brain over the course of a lifetime.
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A mutation in the RORB gene leads to low levels of a spinal cord protein and impedes hopping.
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Emerging research suggests that even mild hits to the head may damage the tiny lymphatic vessels that clear toxic chemicals and cellular debris from the brain.
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Changes to cell metabolism can drive the appetite of the entire organism.
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After evolution silenced some of its genes, the Mexican cavefish lost its eyeballs.
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