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Internal clocks guide when you sleep, when you wake up, and when you get hungry.
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Three networks may play a pronounced processing role for our creative thoughts: the executive attention network, default mode network, and salience network.
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Déjà vu is a feeling of experiencing a past situation in the present. This feeling may occur when your mind associates similarities between current and previous events.
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Sleep is a reversable state of low mobility and reduced responsiveness to external stimuli.
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The product of creativity tends to depend on our passion, will, and the environment that surrounds us.
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A flow state can occur during a period of intense focus, absence of worrying, high responsiveness, and dissipation of self-consciousness.
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Brain-machine interfaces convert our brain signals to actions and are powered by electricity. The same power source may be used to treat diseases and disorders.
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The identification of the fusiform face area more than two decades ago continues to yield insight into human visual perception and cognition.
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Mirror neurons captured the neuroscientific zeitgeist 15 years ago, but much of their early hype has since deflated. What is their significance now?
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in August 2022.
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The default mode network is a collection of brain regions active during quiet rest while awake.
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Certain disorders impact a person’s ability to focus or pay attention to aspects of the world around them.
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