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Socially distancing from each other has been tough, and being alone also has biological consequences. However, being alone and being lonely are not the same.
Some scientific experiments are odd, but without this strange experiment neuroscientists would not be very ‘hoppy’. Learn about what neuroscience’s history owes to frogs and an Italian scientist born in the 18th century.
Brain waves almost sound made up, like something that doesn’t exist. However, brain waves are very real, and scientists are very interested in them.
General anesthetics are used in millions of surgeries each year, yet we still don’t know exactly how they work.
Did you know neurotoxins are used for research and medical treatments? But how do they work and why are they so deadly?
The rapid development of the hippocampus in childhood may explain why it’s nearly impossible to recall memories from our early years.
From stroke to space travel: what the hibernating ground squirrel can teach us about the brain’s resilience
Before we send humans on extended voyages into outer space, it is critical to understand how this foreign environment may affect our central nervous system.