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Several timekeeping brain regions work together to create our perception of time.
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These were the top neuroscience stories for the week of September 14, 2020.
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Video chats tax our attention systems without delivering the same social rewards as in-person interactions — leaving us exhausted and dissatisfied.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of March 16, 2020.
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Brain breaks help children by replenishing attention, improving learning, and boosting creativity. But, it turns out we might all benefit from giving our brains more downtime. Here’s why.
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Brain imaging and computer modeling evidence pinpoints the area of the brain that perceives environmental boundaries — and stops you from running into them.
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A special part of the brain helps you juggle multiple activities at the same time.
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Smelling salts, an old remedy for fainting, are now used by some athletes to trigger alertness. Neurologist Erin Manning explains how they work.
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We all do it, but are we really as good at multitasking as we think? Can students learn something new without actively paying attention to it?
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Michael Buice from the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle, explains how our brains construct the visual world that surrounds us.
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Your eyes can play tricks on you, and visual illusions take advantage of these glitches in our perception.
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The researcher discusses the science of body language and the unspoken word.
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