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Are There Bacteria in Your Brain?

A surprising new result catches the attention of the neuroscience community.

The Ethics of Consciousness Hunting

How fMRI has become an ethical obligation.

How Women Came to Dominate Neuroendocrinology

A scientific field founded by men is now mostly female.

Why Some Sports Fans Have More Fun

How mirror neurons affect the experience of fandom.

Why Is the Human Brain So Efficient?

How massive parallelism lifts the brain’s performance above that of AI.

The Surprising Relativism of the Brain’s GPS

How new data is transforming our understanding of place cells.

Unhappiness Is a Palate-Cleanser

Why it’s impossible to always be happy.