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brain science

Number networks
Our brains are far more adaptable than we know
Published Dec 11, 2017
In blind people, brain's vision center plays role in solving math problems, study finds
Instant replay
How the brain remembers where to go
Published Dec 11, 2017
Study using rats shows that brains use backward replays to recall routes that end in rewards / Hopkins Medicine
Brain science
'Physics engine' found
Published Dec 11, 2017 Video
Researchers identify brain region that helps us predict how the world around us will behave
Brain science
Curb enthusiasm
Published Dec 11, 2017
Researchers pinpoint areas of the brain sensitive to even the tiniest borders, boundaries, and curbs
Brain health
Can cutting calories help curb memory loss?
Published Dec 11, 2017
Fasting could help prevent neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, improve memory and mood / Johns Hopkins Health Review
Brain science
Free will in the brain
Published Dec 11, 2017 Video
JHU researchers glimpse the human brain making a purely voluntary decision to act
Cognitive science
Knowing vs. remembering
Published Dec 11, 2017 Video
How an artist, former pilot with amnesia defies conventional wisdom about memory
Addiction
Driven to binge
Published Dec 11, 2017
Researchers locate what could be brain's trigger for binge behavior
Q+A
Finding her happy
Published Dec 11, 2017
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
Published Dec 11, 2017
Scientists find neurons that use environmental cues to infer direction of gravity