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Childhood trauma physically alters the brain, with long-lasting consequences.
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How choices are framed can drastically influence our decisions ¬¬— even when outcomes are identical.
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Several timekeeping brain regions work together to create our perception of time.
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Like a gardener trimming the excess branches of a tree, synaptic pruning clears away unneeded connections between neurons.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of October 5, 2020.
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Electrical signals power the connections between the brain’s billions of neurons.
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Dopamine works as a crucial messenger in our brains, with imbalances causing a variety of brain disorders.
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Your body is even more vigilant about regulating and tracking its internal temperature than the best weather channel.
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Spatial navigation hinges on four types of neurons in the hippocampus.
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A trio of brain regions control our ability to understand and produce language.
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Inside every neuron, the Golgi apparatus sorts, modifies, and “mails” proteins.
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The ear’s hair cells convert vibrations in the air into electrical messages the brain interprets as sound.
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