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“Brain”

Feb 18, 2015 12:10 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
There's currently no way to tell which patients will awake from a coma -- or when. A new marker could offer guidance for treating patients.
Feb 9, 2015 03:26 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
NBC News anchor Brian Williams has apologized for telling a story that wasn't true. But psychologists have suggested it may not be a lie.
Feb 6, 2015 03:40 AM ET
Don't fall for the busted notion that only pregnant women have cravings. We all get them -- to varying degrees and for different foods. Find out which cues give the brain license to send us out for some ice cream.
Jan 15, 2015 12:18 PM ET
Ready for this? Our DNA contains more than 100,000 pieces of virus DNA. They might even be responsible for our super-charged homo sapien brains, so it's not as icky as it all sounds.
Jan 7, 2015 11:56 AM ET // Agata Blaszczak Boxe, LiveScience
A man in Italy who was in what doctors call a minimally conscious state for nearly two years unexpectedly regained full consciousness and the ability to talk.
Dec 29, 2014 03:41 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A woman says she was assaulted while under hypnosis, but there is reason to question the claim. Continue reading →
Dec 24, 2014 11:55 AM ET // LiveScience
For the first time, the different pathways that reality and imagination take in the brain have been mapped.
Dec 23, 2014 04:49 AM ET
If you treat your car a bit like a person and admire its aggressive, cool or cute face, you're not crazy. Thanks to a phenomenon known as pareidolia, we see faces in our cars, which pleases car companies to no end.
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