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Nov 13, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
People who speak two languages may have brains that are more efficient at language processing and other tasks, new research suggests.
Nov 4, 2014 02:52 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
It doesn't happen often, but a new study finds that occasionally people wake up during surgery. Continue reading →
Oct 17, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
Some patients who are in a coma may be aware of their surroundings even though they can't visibly communicate with others, and now, scientists have found a new way to help identify these patients.
Oct 16, 2014 12:45 PM ET
We've all said, at one time or another, that we were "scared to death" by something freak-out-worthy. But unless we were speaking from beyond the grave, we weren't being literal. Can we actually get dead from sheer fright?
Sep 25, 2014 01:37 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Are you good at using multiple devices at once? Your gray matter may be thinning... Continue reading →
Sep 23, 2014 11:29 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Scientists have pinpointed a specific brain wave that responds to details it has encountered. Continue reading →
Sep 16, 2014 12:23 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Brain scans of a man who has been in a vegetative state for 16 years match brain scans of healthy viewers. Continue reading →
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!
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