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June 6, 2017

 

An image of a fake brain cut in half. Each element of the brain is labelled with black text on white paper.

This Is Your Brain On Politics

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

May 14, 2016

 

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Have Podcast, Will Travel

Audio storytelling has a unique power of transport unmatched by other media.

March 13, 2014

 

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A Possible Connection Between Hearing Loss And Dementia

While more research is needed to prove a causal relationship, scientists have found a significant correlation between diminished hearing and cognitive decline.

November 22, 2013

 

A bee clings to a twig with it's mouth, and appears to be resting.

Do Bugs Sleep?

Sorry BUGS, your brain isn't equipped for REM sleep, or any sleep for that matter.

May 13, 2013

 

sleep

Time To Get Up!

How does the body know when to wake up? How does the body know when to fall asleep?

July 25, 2012

 

man scrunchs after stubbing toe

The Highways Of Pain

Find out how pain travels along the body's complex nerve highway.

June 25, 2012

 

three glasses of orange juice

Drinking Calories, Eating Calories

Does it matter whether your calories come from solid food or liquid? A calorie is a calorie right?

February 29, 2012

 

a young woman speaking in sign language

I Hear Your Hands

We've talked before about how surprisingly flexible the brain is. Learn about the amazing connection between sign language and the brain.

November 16, 2011

 

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Flash!

Are you familiar with the study done by Wolfgang Miltner at Friedrich Schiller University in Germany?

November 5, 2010

 

man and women talking at a table

Do You Have A Poker Face?

Are you a strategic deceiver or a conservative when it comes to making bids?

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