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NUMBER NERVOUSNESS People anxious about doing math use certain brain networks differently when doing arithmetic, which suggests they might use different problem-solving strategies than people who aren’t anxious about math.

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LONG, STRANGE TRIP  LSD briefly got tagged as a gene breaker a half century ago before getting a reprieve. Researchers are still trying to figure out how this substance triggers intense, long-lasting hallucinations.

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LIKES FLASHY GUYS  Brain size in a female guppy (left) turns out to affect her taste in males. Bigger brains go with a preference for a colorful guy (right) instead of some dim dud.

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