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“Brain”

Apr 14, 2015 10:30 AM ET
Learning new things can be tough, even for the sharpest knives in any drawer. It might be that thinking too much about what you're trying to learn gets in the way of actually learning it.
Apr 11, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
More support for a psychological basis of near-death experiences comes from a new study involving cardiac arrest in rats. Continue reading →
Apr 7, 2015 10:11 AM ET // Denise Chow and Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
The brain, it turns out, is responsible for stopping the heart and not vice versa, a new study finds. Continue reading →
Apr 1, 2015 12:25 PM ET
Are there real Will Huntings out there, or is the idea of a scary-good, photographic memory just the stuff of fiction?
Mar 27, 2015 11:45 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
People can be easily fooled by food, as these 10 tricks show.
Mar 24, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Brain scans reveal how our neurons respond to words we've been trained to recognize -- as whole entities. Continue reading →
Mar 23, 2015 09:28 AM ET
What does the brain prefer when it's hungry? That depends on you, and what you hope to GET out of your gray matter.
Mar 19, 2015 10:05 AM ET
The brain isn't an organ we typically think about when we consider love, right? It's all about the heart, isn't it? But not to researchers who trained fMRI scans on the brains of people in love.
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