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You look familiar, according to my brain, that is. New research has found that our brain recognizes familiar faces more quickly when they’re put into our visual field, versus unfamiliar ones. “The findings suggest that repeated social interactions may tune populations of visual neurons in the face processing network to enable consistent and rapid recognition…

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Apathy is defined as a lack of feeling or motivation that is often a side effect of depression and some medications. Feeling apathetic can make life feel bland and unappealing, making each day difficult to conquer. But according to new research, two new drugs were able to reignite feeling in rats, thus restoring their behavior…

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Although all of us have the ability to imagine new and interesting world’s, children are the known master’s of this creative craft. According to new research, children who use their imagination to create new worlds or imaginary friends are much more common than previously thought, and are the key to “unlocking” creativity. “It’s a positive…

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As technology grows, so does the age of machines, and soon, machines may be closer to us than you think. In a study that involved individuals speaking with a “chatbot”, which is a programmed machine that can facilitate and lead conversation, it was found that people preferred receiving responses that displayed empathy and sympathy. Having…

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