Thinking Sensing and Behaving

Photograph of a man cleaning and taking care of a child at the same time
The brain works best with one job at a time, but daily life calls for multitasking, causing a “bottle neck” in the brain.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of November 9, 2020
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Basic research in mice turned into a “Eureka!” moment in the lab of Jamie Maguire.
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More than one-third of COVID-19 patients experience neurological symptoms.
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Playing a musical instrument is the brain equivalent of a full-body workout.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of November 2, 2020.
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Eating too much sugar over-activates the brain’s reward areas, leading to cravings and addictive behaviors.
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Contrary to popular depictions, love resides in the brain — not the heart.
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Listening to music reduces anxiety, improves attention, and triggers endorphin release.
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Cajal-Retzius cells act as project managers, guiding the organization of the developing brain
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And other neuroscience news for the week of October 26, 2020.
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Assigning human traits to non-humans gave our ancestors an evolutionary edge.
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Having an audience affects your performance, for better or worse.
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