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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Studying honeybees could unlock the mysteries of brain waves.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of July 20, 2020.
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Donning a pair of 3-D glasses at the movies can us immerse in the action. But the technology that makes 3-D movies work has always existed inside our brains.
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Digital reading has been widespread for years — but how well are we absorbing it all?
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Learn about the brain-altering effects of exercise and relaxation.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of July 13, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of July 8, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 29, 2020.
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Smelling salts can revive someone who fainted, and some athletes have been spotted taking a whiff during games. How does this centuries-old treatment work?
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Everyone experiences cramps. But we know less about their causes than you might expect.
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For years, anecdotal reports suggested microdosing can improve mood and reduce depression and anxiety. Now, scientists are trying to figure out whether it’s all hype, a salve for our unhappiness, or something in between.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 15, 2020
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