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After evolution silenced some of its genes, the Mexican cavefish lost its eyeballs.
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Why can your brain see movement in a still image?
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Three experts discuss photosensitive epilepsy and how flashing lights can trigger seizures.
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Try this simple neuroscience trick at home — all you need is a willing participant!
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Find the blind spot in your visual field that you may not know is there!
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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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When light hits our eyes, it does more than help us see.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of November 23, 2020.
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Playing a musical instrument is the brain equivalent of a full-body workout.
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Assigning human traits to non-humans gave our ancestors an evolutionary edge.
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David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian discuss their research on sensory systems that won them the 2020 Kavli Prize in Neuroscience.
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