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How the brain forgets on purpose

Researchers from Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the University Hospital of Gießen and Marburg, in collaboration with colleagues from Bonn, the Netherlands, and the UK, have analysed what happens in the brain when humans want ...

Sep 07, 2018
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How the brain suppresses the act of revenge

The desire for revenge can be the consequence of a feeling of anger. But is this the case at the cerebral level? What happens in the human brain when injustice is felt? To answer these questions, researchers from the University ...

Aug 22, 2018
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How the brain biases beliefs

People's motivation to cling to desirable notions about future outlooks results from interactions between prefrontal cortex regions, according to a human neuroimaging study published in JNeurosci.

Aug 13, 2018
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How to trigger innate fear response?

When animals encounter danger, they usually respond to the situation in one of two ways—by freezing or fleeing. How do they make this quick decision in a life-or-death moment?

Aug 09, 2018
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