Neuroscience

  1. Humans

    Language learning may begin before birth

    Newborns show signs of having tracked moms’ speech while still in the womb.

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  2. Neuroscience

    Hallucinations

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  3. Neuroscience

    Your social brain

    Nerve cells notice mistakes and learn from others’ desires.

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  4. Neuroscience

    Study gives a jolt to brain researchers seeking to understand face blindness

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  5. Neuroscience

    Highlights from Neuroscience 2012

    A collection of reports from the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting, New Orleans.

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  6. Neuroscience

    Drug helps put bad memories to rest

    A brain injection before sleep aids fearful mice — and might lead to a PTSD treatment strategy.

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  7. Neuroscience

    Teens can keep their cool to win rewards

    An unexpected experimental result suggests adolescent impulsivity is not inevitable.

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  8. Neuroscience

    To understand meetings of minds, scientists should study brains in the wild

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  9. Neuroscience

    Nonstick trick in the brain

    Getting drugs into the brain has proved to be a nanoscale puzzle: Anything bigger than 64 nanometers — about the size of a small virus — gets stuck in the space between brain cells once it gets through the blood-brain barrier. Justin Hanes of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and colleagues got around this rule by coating particles destined for brain cells in a dense layer of a polymer called polyethylene glycol.

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  10. Neuroscience

    Copycat mentality may be a hardwired way for animals to learn to avoid others’ mistakes

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  11. Neuroscience

    When evaluating textbook dogmas about the brain, keep an open mind

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  12. Neuroscience

    fMRI’s birthday lesson: Don’t ignore weird things you don’t understand

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