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Smoking nicotine and drinking alcohol are common risk factors that can lead to premature death. Learn how both substances impact our bodies and can lead to addiction.
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Our body’s natural sleep-wake rhythm, or circadian rhythm, helps us stay healthy and function throughout our daily lives.
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Neuro-ophthalmologist Rudrani Banik explains what happens when we have an eyelid spasm.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in December 2021.
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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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Light influences the brain more than you can imagine.
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Stories help people connect with each other and make sense of the world.
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The notoriously asocial creatures may possess some of the brain circuits humans use for social behavior.
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Explore what’s new in neuroscience from the Society for Neuroscience’s Global Connectome.
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While it may feel like you’ve suffered an injury, this is a natural part of the body’s recovery from working out.
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Taming wild animals alters their behaviors, appearance, and brain structure.
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When light hits our eyes, it does more than help us see.
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