Do your hurt feelings actually hurt? What exactly happens when somebody hallucinates? How do life experiences like pregnancy or intermittent fasting affect your brain?
In 2018, BrainFacts.org explored these questions and more. Our most popular stories of the year also included a close-up of a bird’s visual system and a deep dive into how stress affects your brain.
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