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The fascinating science behind phantom limbs
What Is Schizophrenia Anyways?

What Is It Like To Live With Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a chronic neurological disorder that can affect different parts of a person’s life, such as their thought, emotion and behavior. Often showing up in their late teens or 20s, individuals with schizophrenia often have a different interpretation of what they believe to be reality.

The Brain-Changing Benefits Of Exercise

Exercise is the most transformative thing you can do for your brain. In this TED Talk, neuroscientist Wendy Suzuki discusses the science of how working out boosts your mood and memory -- and protects your brain from different conditions like depression, Alzheimer's disease or dementia.

mini brains

What Are Mini Brains?

Brain organoids, also known as mini brains, are a collection of lab-grown neurons and other brain tissue. Mini brains have the same tissue types as a full-sized brain, but they’re […]

are you smarter than average

Are You Smarter Than Average?

Are you the tallest in the class? Love booze or do drugs even though you know they are bad for your brain? Are you the oldest sibling? If any of […]

can you live with half a brain?

Can You Live With Half A Brain?

Brain size is not actually a great predictor of intelligence. Men tend to have larger brain volumes than women, and that’s because of their generally larger body size. In this […]