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psychological and brain science

Brain science
Can you hear me now?
Published Nov 22, 2017 Video
Astonishingly speedy brain mechanism—10 times faster than the blink of an eye—helps bats get louder when necessary
Lasting impact
Published Spring 2017
JHU psychiatrist examines brains of NFL athletes who have suffered concussions, finding molecular changes that last decades after trauma / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Visual thinking
Memorable moves
Published Nov 22, 2017 Video
The way an object moves affects how well you remember it, Hopkins researchers find
Number networks
Our brains are far more adaptable than we know
Published Nov 22, 2017
In blind people, brain's vision center plays role in solving math problems, study finds
Bat behavior
Kill them with cute
Published Nov 22, 2017 Video
A bat's head and ear movements sync with the animal's sonar to help it hunt, study finds
Numbers game
Published Nov 22, 2017 Video
Researchers find that a simple numbers game seems to make kids better at math
superb owl
Owls provide clues on how humans focus attention
Published Nov 22, 2017
Barn owl study reveals the rules and mechanisms for how the brain makes such decisions