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Mind Control

We've never had an agreed-upon model for how the mind works; people have suffered from misinformed theories and treatments as a result. The work of today's behavioral neuroscientists deserves extra scrutiny as they develop treatments for mental health, explore the nature of consciousness, and further the development of artificial intelligences.

Neuroscience has a part in why you're playing Taylor Swift's songs on repeat

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Taylor Swift literally has music down to a science

Sarah Anderson, Northwestern University

New research uses CRISPR gene editing to grow new neurons in diseased brains

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Scientists hope the CRISPR-based therapy could treat neurodegenerative disease

Sahana Sitaraman, National Centre for Biological Sciences, India

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What makes something smell good or bad?

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Weihong Lin, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Rakaia Kenney, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Kayla Lemons, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Your brain adjusts your body's clock according to all the colors of the rainbow

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Springing forward for daylight saving time means less blue light, but also light contrasts

Anisha Kalidindi, Ohio State University

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Connecting brains to machines may let bacteria come along for the ride

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Amy Nippert, University of Minnesota

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Miniature brains the size of a pea are sending out brainwaves for the first time

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Thiago Arzua, Medical College of Wisconsin

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Daylight saving time is bad for your health

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Anisha Kalidindi, Ohio State University

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