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Mice offer a window into sleep's role in memory

Sleep provides essential support for learning and memory, but scientists do not fully understand how that process works on a molecular level. What happens to synapses, the connections between neurons, during sleep that helps ...

Mar 24, 2017
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Brain hardwired to respond to others' itching

Some behaviors—yawning and scratching, for example—are socially contagious, meaning if one person does it, others are likely to follow suit. Now, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have ...

Mar 09, 2017
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