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Live from Neuroscience 2014

More than 30,000 neuroscientists are expected to gather in the nation’s capital this week to attend …

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Attention: How a Possible Function of SS...

When TV commercials sing the famous jingle, “Nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea,” Pepto Bismol fans …

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Food for Thought: How Your Brain Control...

One of the most frequent decisions we make is what to eat, but just because it’s …

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A Bee's Perspective: Cocaine and Reward ...

Cocaine affects reward processing in the brain resulting in feelings of well-being and euphoria.

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Tapeworms on the Brain

For most people, the mere thought of a parasite setting up residence in their tissues is …

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Know Your Claustrum

Know Your Claustrum!

Figure 1 A general schematic of the claustrum, as shown in the Crick and Koch paper …

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