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Brain pattern flexibility and behavior

Your brain is never really at rest. Neither is it in chaos. Even when not engaged in some task, the brain naturally cycles through identifiable patterns of neural connections—sort of like always practicing your favorite ...

Nov 29, 2016
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Why running could keep you awake at night

You've probably heard people say they enjoy running because it lets them switch off. Perhaps you feel that way yourself. Well recent research in mice suggests there may actually be a scientific basis for this, because brain ...

Nov 29, 2016
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Reconditioning the brain to overcome fear

Researchers have discovered a way to remove specific fears from the brain, using a combination of artificial intelligence and brain scanning technology. Their technique, published in the inaugural edition of Nature Human ...

Nov 21, 2016
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Using light to map the circuitry of the brain

Scientific progress has provided a solid understanding of the anatomy of the brain. However, there is still no reliable way to examine neuron to neuron communication, as it happens—a key to understanding the correlation ...

Nov 21, 2016
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