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Find out ways to improve your brain health and achieve your 2022 New Year’s resolutions.
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How neuroscientists elucidated the neural underpinnings that link learning and reward.
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Mice born without this small group of neurons don’t find touch rewarding and become more sensitive to the negative effects of stress.
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Perspective taking can help us understand what it’s like to live with Huntington’s disease.
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Amid decades of growing antidepressant use, the drugs are showing up in aquatic environments. Even vanishingly small concentrations of these drugs can change fish’s brains and alter their behavior.
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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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Light influences the brain more than you can imagine.
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Some neuroscientists think psychedelic drugs and the hallucinations they induce could help reveal how the brain generates our perceptions of the world around us — and of ourselves.
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The uncertainty of the pandemic’s end has caused stress, anxiety, and even depression.
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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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Treating fears in a virtual environment could make therapies for phobias less difficult and more accessible.
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Explore what’s new in neuroscience from the Society for Neuroscience’s Global Connectome.
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