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A trio of brain regions control our ability to understand and produce language.
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Hemispatial neglect — the loss of awareness of one side of the body — is common in stroke victims.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 3, 2020.
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A conversation with a friend may feel effortless but your brain is hard at work listening to your friend, deciding how to respond, and selecting the words to use. Learn more in this video which took second place in the 2016 Brain Awareness Video Contest.
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Thousands of people are captivated by the live video stream of a pair of bald eagles, named Mr. President and The First Lady, nesting on top of a Tulip Poplar tree at the U.S. National Arboretum.
Humans possess cognitive abilities very different from other creatures, thanks to a number of unusual features of our brains.
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One of the most prominent human abilities is language, a complex system involving many components, including sensory-motor functions and memory systems.
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