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A study that compares the multitasking abilities of awake sleepwalkers and non-sleepwalkers provides insights into the nature of awareness.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Two small clinical studies show brain changes among young football players with a history of concussion and exposure to high-impact hits.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Many of the boys in the choir had tics, leading the scientists to speculate that the repetitive movements may be related to motor learning.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The long road to truly understanding what causes our political beliefs.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Ongoing studies try to quantify the risks and benefits of contact sports.

Rebecca Boyle, Contributor

French researchers find that individuals can learn new information fed to them during certain phases of sleep.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Flash-and-freeze technique creates flipbook-like images of brain cells in action.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

The answer is yes, but not as much as you might think.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Our brains are constantly trying to work out what things have meaning, and what things don’t.

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

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