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Neuro-ophthalmologist Rudrani Banik explains what happens when we have an eyelid spasm.
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When you exercise, your muscles and liver release proteins into your blood that exert powerful influence on your brain.
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Find out ways to improve your brain health and achieve your 2022 New Year’s resolutions.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in December 2021.
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By blocking a brain chemical that makes us sleepy, caffeine helps us feel more awake and alert.
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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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Eating tasty food activates our brain’s reward system and makes us crave more.
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Many of the therapeutic claims surrounding cannabidiol remain unproven, but additional research may provide some more clarity.
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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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The spontaneous behavior helps both the speaker and the listener.
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Our knack for recognizing faces helps us communicate with those around us and learn about our environment.
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Amid decades of growing antidepressant use, the drugs are showing up in aquatic environments. Even vanishingly small concentrations of these drugs can change fish’s brains and alter their behavior.
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