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Aug 25, 2014 05:21 AM ET
The cat's pretty much out of the bag, in this day and age, that prolonged exposure to loud sounds can wreak havoc with our ability to hear, but what's going on in our heads to make it happen? New research thinks it's nailed down the problem.
Aug 22, 2014 11:23 AM ET
Have we already done this video? Hmmm. Nope! Deja Vu -- that feeling of already having experienced something -- can be a bit spooky. Just as unnerving is that no one knows for sure why we experience it.
Aug 21, 2014 12:01 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Autism is linked to a protein that inhibits the brain's ability to trim its synapses as it develops. Continue reading →
Aug 21, 2014 07:21 AM ET
You're in the shower, rinsing, repeating, and then - BAM! - inspiration strikes. You come up with the cure for cancer. OK, maybe not that much inspiration strikes, but you DO feel sharper of mind. SourceFed's William Haynes drops by to explain why.
Aug 20, 2014 02:40 PM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
The reason may be that the rapid growth of the brain's outer brain — the gray matter — is constrained by the white matter.
Aug 18, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
A new mother in Oregon wants to breastfeed her baby even though she regularly smokes marijuana, but experts are concerned about the risks of the drug to the baby's brain.
Aug 12, 2014 07:30 AM ET
Scientists measured the short-term effects of reading using fMRI scans, and they found that reading actually changes your brain! What specifically happens? Trace is joined by Dr. Mike North to discuss their findings!
Aug 4, 2014 02:23 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Brainwaves can predict an audience's reaction to television content, a new study shows. Continue reading →
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