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Researchers explore secret origin of deja vu

(Medical Xpress) -- Most people have been in a situation that suddenly feels strangely familiar, while also realizing that they have never been in that specific place before. These experiences are called ‘déjà ...

Aug 12, 2012
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Distinct brain cells recognize novel sights

No matter what novel objects we come to behold, our brains effortlessly take us from an initial "What's that?" to "Oh, that old thing" after a few casual encounters. In research that helps shed light on the malleability of ...

Apr 11, 2012
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