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The COVID-19 pandemic sparked increased interest in the effects of social isolation on our brains and mental health.
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Soft sounds and gentle touches can trigger so-called “brain tingles.” Here’s why.
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Surges of different neurotransmitters give rise to the emotional whirlwind that characterizes the early stages of romantic relationships.
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Neuroscientists are learning how our brains process poetry and how poetry can change the way we learn about neuroscience.
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Our existing beliefs can distort the way we process information.
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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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A new study in mice shows chronic stress reprograms gene expression in sperm.
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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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Stories help people connect with each other and make sense of the world.
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Scientists are beginning to unravel the science of so-called “brain tingles.”
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For many people, the winter poses an onslaught of a seasonal depression known as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.
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