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brain science

Q+A

Finding her happy

April 11, 2016
For neuroscientist and author Wendy Suzuki, learning how exercise affects the brain has been a life-changing experience
Brain science

How we know what's up

March 10, 2016
Scientists find neurons that use environmental cues to infer direction of gravity
Alphabet game

Expertise and perception

March 2, 2016
Objects look significantly different to people familiar with them, study suggests
Digital innovation

Thought exercise

February 26, 2016
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Man moves individual fingers on prosthetic arm using only his mind
Brain training

Ignore the red letters

February 26, 2016
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You can find something faster if you know what to look for—and what not to look for
Now hear this

Selective attention

February 23, 2016
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Bat brain behavior offers key insights into how we focus on certain sounds
Neuroscience

Big potential of 'mini-brains'

February 12, 2016
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Human-derived structures could allow for better research, reduce animal testing / School of Public Health
Rewarding behaviors

Why breaking habits is hard

February 11, 2016
Our brains are wired to focus on previously pleasing things, even if we don't realize it
Cognitive science

Broken words

February 1, 2016
Researchers study stroke victims to pinpoint areas of brain that control how we write, spell
Training tip

How to get better, faster

January 28, 2016
To master skills faster, tweak your practice routine, researchers say