A pair of neuroscientists are working with Major League Baseball to help measure the mental aspects of a batter’s swing

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New research suggests the roots of friendship roots extend even deeper than previously suspected. Scientists have found that the brains of close friends respond in remarkably similar ways as they view a series of short videos: the same ebbs and swells of attention and distraction, the same peaking of reward processing here, boredom alerts there

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Mr. B loves Johnny Cash, except when he doesn’t. Mr. X has watched his doctors morph into Italian chefs right before his eyes. The link between the two? Both Mr. B and Mr. X received deep brain stimulation

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Karola Kreitmair on how to develop consumer neurotechnologies that contribute to human flourishing

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A new study that found significant differences in the brains of preschoolers with symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may help parents understand that extremes of behavior can reflect differences in biological “wiring.”

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Nectome will preserve your brain, but you have to be euthanized first

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Mass thought control may not be on the cards just yet, but mind-reading tech is developing fast. We need to be prepared

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Can we grow a sentient human organism in a dish? The answer may depend on how we evaluate few days or weeks-old embryos resulting from artificial fertilization… However, the question may find a different answer in unexpected places. In fact, a new line of biological research is leading to a revolution in dishes that could produce unforeseen consequences

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