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September 19, 2013

 

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Where Does The Brain Process Moral Decisions?

Scientists hope that by figuring out how the brain behaves, we'll be able to understand how people with different backgrounds reach different conclusions.

August 13, 2013

 

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Changing The Shape Of Your Pinnas

Researchers have theorized that the brain has to learn the shape of its own ears in order to hear correctly.

August 2, 2013

 

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What Does Ecstasy Do To Your Brain?

If you've read or heard the news you've probably heard about a drug called ecstasy, or "e" for short. What is ecstasy and what does it do to your brain?

July 9, 2013

 

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What Makes Dogs Such Great Sniffers?

In one study, dogs were able to smell a particular test scent a thousand times better than humans!

May 15, 2013

 

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Change Blindness And The Mysteries Of Vision

Vision may not involve creating an inner model of the world in the brain.

May 1, 2013

 

People Under Hypnosis

Hypnosis Brain Waves

We have all seen in the movies, or perhaps in person, a person becomes hypnotized and falls slowly to sleep.

April 29, 2013

 

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Anatomy Of A Fever

Your body works hard to raise its temperature, but in the meantime, you get the chills. Why?

April 10, 2013

 

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Enjoying Your Food Increases The Nourishment Your Body Receives

Did last night's dinner make you drool with anticipation? Did lunch have you licking your chops?

March 28, 2013

 

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Math Hurts My Brain – Why?

I'm not a math person. Anytime I have to deal with numbers, let alone solve an actual math problem ‑‑ which, thankfully, is not often ‑‑ it's almost painful.

March 27, 2013

 

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Do Colors Have Smells?

Have you ever heard the color blue? Or tasted the musical note F-sharp?

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