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Watching These Videos May Make You Feel as Good as Doing Drugs

Watching These Videos May Make You Feel as Good as Doing Drugs

If you’ve experienced it, you know what I’m talking about, although you might not have known the name for it. It’s when a sound triggers a physiological response from your body—perhaps a slight tingling that starts at the nape of your neck. It feels gooooood. But what is it?

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Alissa Walker

February 13th

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Science Finally Explains Slackers

There’s a neurological reason for apathy and laziness, according to new research. Inefficient connections between certain areas of the brain may make it harder for some people to decide to act.

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Kiona Smith-Strickland

November 15th

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My Smartphone Gave Me a Painful Neurological Condition

A few months ago I started getting headaches, and they were weird. If a bad hangover headache feels splitting, I’d describe these headaches as searing, as if someone had hit me over the head with a red hot rod of steel sending electric bolts of pain across my skull.

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Adam Clark Estes

June 18th

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Scientists Just Built the Most Detailed 3D Brain Map in History

Scientists Just Built the Most Detailed 3D Brain Map in History

The human brain is an insanely complex organic computer, and though it still has plenty of secrets, we're now a little bit closer to figuring it all out. Building on a decade of research, an international team of neuroscientists have just put the final touches on the most sophisticated 3D map of the human brain that the world has ever seen.

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Eric Limer

June 20th

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Scientists Just Built the Most Detailed 3D Brain Map in History

Scientists Just Built the Most Detailed 3D Brain Map in History

The human brain is an insanely complex organic computer, and though it still has plenty of secrets, we're now a little bit closer to figuring it all out. Building on a decade of research, an international team of neuroscientists have just put the final touches on the most sophisticated 3D map of the human brain that the world has ever seen.

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Eric Limer

June 20th

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Microsoft’s Kinect Can See Inside Your Skull With Its Almost X-Ray Vision

Kinect's potential for gaming might not have been thaaaat great, but its applications for other things, like cheating at pool and medicine, have been pretty impressive. The team at Microsoft Research Cambridge, for instance, have rigged one up to peek inside skulls and look at brains with kindasorta x-ray vision. More »


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Eric Limer

March 9th

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This Telepathic Exoskeleton Could Help Stroke Victims Move Again [Video]

A stroke can cause permanent paralysis even if a patient's cognitive functions recover. But those thoughts, if a revolutionary new robotic orthotic succeeds, could be all it takes to help stroke victims' bodies recover a greater degree of limb function. More »


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Andrew Tarantola

August 30th

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This Telepathic Exoskeleton Could Help Stroke Victims Move Again [Video]

A stroke can cause permanent paralysis even if a patient's cognitive functions recover. But those thoughts, if a revolutionary new robotic orthotic succeeds, could be all it takes to help stroke victims' bodies recover a greater degree of limb function. More »


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Andrew Tarantola

August 30th

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Your Memories Are Stored Inside Specific Cells in Your Brain [Science]

Scientists have discovered that we physically store our memories inside specific brain cells. It's so simple, but astounding at the same time. More »


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Kristen Philipkoski

March 26th

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Study: Nicotine Is Good for You [Science]

Nicotine patches significantly improved attention and memory in older people suffering from mild cognitive impairment, which often leads to Alzheimer's, according to a new study. More »


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Kristen Philipkoski

January 10th

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