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August 24, 2017

 

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Riding A Bike For Better Mental Health

Scientists are studying how exercise can alleviate symptoms of depression.

June 29, 2017

 

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Pregnancy And The Mother’s Brain

Researchers are studying the ways pregnancy can change a woman's brain.

June 6, 2017

 

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This Is Your Brain On Politics

Neuroscientists are studying the way people's political beliefs are related to how they express their emotions.

April 5, 2017

 

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Bigger Brains, Bigger Thoughts

Our brains aren't just three times bigger than our ancestor's brains.

October 20, 2016

 

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Afterglow

If you look at a bright lamp and then close your eyes, why can you still see the light?

May 12, 2016

 

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Do Bigger Brains Make Us Smarter?

Does brain size or brain-to-body ratio affect intelligence? Not as much as you'd think.

August 12, 2015

 

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Emotional Brains

Understanding language's meaning requires coordination between the left and right parts of the brain.

July 14, 2014

 

A Mechanical Leech?

There aren't too many of us who think leeches are cool--but they are still used in medicine, and now there is even a mechanical leech.

April 28, 2014

 

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How To Improve Your Memory

It turns out that giving your brain a boost could be as easy as putting one foot in front of the other.

September 28, 2009

 

A business man leaning against a wall.

Key Factors That Determine Your Salary

Do people that are better looking get a higher salary? Does it all depend on smarts? Psychologist agree that both brains and beauty are the key to big bucks.

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