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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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For some, the lack of fans might relieve performance anxiety or hurt motivation. But those at the top of their game likely aren’t fazed.
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Light influences the brain more than you can imagine.
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Some neuroscientists think psychedelic drugs and the hallucinations they induce could help reveal how the brain generates our perceptions of the world around us — and of ourselves.
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Addiction psychiatrist Tauheed Zaman helps us sort out some of the commonly held beliefs about marijuana and separate fact from fiction.
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Changes to cell metabolism can drive the appetite of the entire organism.
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Stories help people connect with each other and make sense of the world.
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Black History Is showcases Black scientists in the field of neuroscience.
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The notoriously asocial creatures may possess some of the brain circuits humans use for social behavior.
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