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Check out the breaking neuroscience news from the Society for Neuroscience’s 2021 annual meeting.
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Hot flashes create a sudden warm sensation over your body and can range in time and intensity.
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By blocking a brain chemical that makes us sleepy, caffeine helps us feel more awake and alert.
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Eating tasty food activates our brain’s reward system and makes us crave more.
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It comes down to which parts of the brain are most active during dreaming.
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Many of the therapeutic claims surrounding cannabidiol remain unproven, but additional research may provide some more clarity.
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Soft sounds and gentle touches can trigger so-called “brain tingles.” Here’s why.
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Surges of different neurotransmitters give rise to the emotional whirlwind that characterizes the early stages of romantic relationships.
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Humans can find faces in many things because of our fusiform gyrus.
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Neuroscientists are learning how our brains process poetry and how poetry can change the way we learn about neuroscience.
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The brain’s fusiform face area helps you find your friend in a crowd.
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And other neuroscience news in September 2021.
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