Thinking Sensing and Behaving

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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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Everybody dreams, but scientists aren’t sure why.
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Your sixth sense lets you perceive your body’s position and movement.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of October 12, 2020.
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For more than 100 years, neuroscientists have searched for memory’s physical form. Finding it would answer philosophical and scientific questions about our minds.
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Childhood trauma physically alters the brain, with long-lasting consequences.
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Several timekeeping brain regions work together to create our perception of time.
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How choices are framed can drastically influence our decisions ¬¬— even when outcomes are identical.
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Do you know how your brain alerts you to fears? Learn more about it here.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of October 5, 2020.
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Dopamine works as a crucial messenger in our brains, with imbalances causing a variety of brain disorders.
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Electrical signals power the connections between the brain’s billions of neurons.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of September 28, 2020.
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