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Elon Musk’s Neuralink had to euthanize monkeys after they got his brain chip—now he says it’s ready for humans

'The test monkeys died horrible deaths... so of course it’s ready for human trials.'

On Dec 1, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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‘Aint no way’: TikTok is freaked out by fitness influencer eating ‘raw beef brain’

'Dude wanna be DIFFERENT SO BAD.'

On Mar 16, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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China is using brain-scanning hats to track workers’ emotions

2018 is becoming worse than '1984.'

On Apr 30, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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Could this Italian neuroscientist really transplant a cryogenically frozen brain into a living human?

He's receiving plenty of pushback.

On Apr 30, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

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GPS navigation turns off parts of your brain, study finds

Researchers discovered that when you use GPS, your hippocampus 'switches off.'

On Mar 22, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

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Are men’s and women’s brains any different?

Science says not really.

On Oct 10, 2016 by Jaya Saxena

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This is how your brain deals with language while on LSD

It seems to affect what’s known as a 'semantic network.'

On Aug 23, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey

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Mice with weak immune systems are more socially isolated, study finds

The study has implications for autism-spectrum disorders.

On Jul 18, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey

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Brains may have their own version of Google maps, according to study of mice

They basically have two layers for a map and a path to a specific location

On Jul 7, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey

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Can this brainwave-stimulating music cure me of distraction?

Can help me actually do some writing?

On Jun 24, 2016 by Jaya Saxena

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What reading the Internet really does to your brain

Bad news.

On May 18, 2016 by Matt Lubchansky

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The science behind aphantasia

The fascinating condition we're beginning to understand.

On Apr 25, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey

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The promise and peril of DIY electrical brain stimulation

While transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has shown some effectiveness in treating mood disorders, some manufacturers tout tDCS devices as cognitive cure-alls. That has scientists worried.

On Apr 10, 2016 by Anna Denejkina

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What it’s like to be on the autism spectrum, in comics

Sometimes it's a drag, but Siara Hughes wouldn't change a thing.

On Feb 17, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey

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Study suggests playing video games improves real-world navigation skills

As always, though, there's a catch.

On Feb 12, 2016 by Cynthia McKelvey