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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.
Mar 23, 2016 01:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
People who often fly off the handle at the slightest provocation may be infected with a parasite that may alter human behavior.
Feb 1, 2016 12:20 PM ET // AFP
While scientists have long understood why there are folds in the brain's outer layer, the how has remained a mystery.
Jan 31, 2016 11:28 AM ET // AFP
Diagnosing concussions from sports remains tricky, but a number of tech companies are trying to take the guesswork out of it. Continue reading →
Jan 21, 2016 03:40 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
New calculations of the brain's memory center shows it can hold one the same amount of information contained on the World Wide Web.
Jan 5, 2016 06:05 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A mysterious light seen in an abandoned building reveals much about the psychology of perception. Continue reading →
Dec 21, 2015 02:13 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Belief in Santa turns out to be as ephemeral as childhood itself.
Dec 17, 2015 01:54 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Whether you have 'bah humbug' syndrome around the holidays shows up in your brain.
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