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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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The brain stores memories by changing how neurons talk to each other.
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A new study in mice shows chronic stress reprograms gene expression in sperm.
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Sleep twitches tune and refine circuits in the developing brain.
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Special brain waves during sleep separate information to remember from what’s worth forgetting — unless the brainstem gets in the way.
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A cluster of neurons in the brain’s fear center may drive our innate fear of heights.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of September 21, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 10, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of July 8, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 15, 2020
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Exposure to a certain single-celled parasite became the infamous face of ‘crazy cat people’ syndrome, but perhaps unjustly so.
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Sorting through past experiences to help make our best choices possible.
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