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“Brain”

Apr 27, 2016 04:50 AM ET
We hear the word "awesome" used often in everyday speech, but true, rarely felt awe can do wonders for the mind and body.
Apr 26, 2016 04:47 AM ET
Humans are phenomenally talented at remembering faces. (Names, sometimes -- not so much!) DNews examines how the brain works its face-processing magic.
Apr 21, 2016 10:21 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
Deterioration in the striatum circuit was linked to a failure to adapt to change.
Apr 13, 2016 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
LSD replaces one illusion with another, according to the first detailed look at how this psychedelic drug alters brain function.
Apr 12, 2016 08:52 AM ET // Mindy Weisberger, LiveScience
The ways that the brain processes language and complex mathematical concepts are quite different.
Apr 6, 2016 04:41 AM ET
Have you ever tried to outrun a cheetah? It's a safe bet you lost, right? You could out-endure a cheetah, though, so take heart! Here's why humans traded speed and strength for endurance.
Mar 23, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Inside the brain, there's a tug-of-war going on between faith and reason.
Mar 22, 2016 06:31 AM ET
You know the story: You have a headache, and the only thing to make the "Eeeowww!" subside is to turn to your medicine cabinet's offerings. But which one will do the trick? DNews examines how ibuprofen and acetaminophen differ.
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