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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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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Spatial navigation hinges on four types of neurons in the hippocampus.
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A trio of brain regions control our ability to understand and produce language.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of September 21, 2020.
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The ear’s hair cells convert vibrations in the air into electrical messages the brain interprets as sound.
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These were the top neuroscience stories for the week of September 14, 2020.
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Video chats tax our attention systems without delivering the same social rewards as in-person interactions — leaving us exhausted and dissatisfied.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of September 7, 2020.
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Learn why stepping on a Lego hurts so much and other facts about pain.
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