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  1. Brain

    Scientists Say: Cognition

    Cognition is involved in all conscious mental activity, from thinking and reasoning to remembering.

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  2. Brain

    Let’s learn about reading

    Reading can be fun — but it can also be really hard. New research is exploring how to make reading easier for people of all ability levels.

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  3. Brain

    Why teens can’t help tuning out mom’s voice 

     Teens often tune out what their mom is saying. Normal brain changes during adolescence could explain why, new research shows.

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  4. Humans

    Let’s learn about sleep

    Sleep is key for health and wellbeing — but early school start times and screen time make it harder for teens to get shuteye.

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  5. Brain

    Warning! Nicotine poses special risks to teens

    Even a single dose of nicotine during early teen years can start a life-long cycle of nicotine use and addiction.

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  6. Brain

    Scientists Say: Stereoscopy

    Stereoscopy allows the brain to perceive the two 2-D images seen by the eyes as a 3-D scene.

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  7. Psychology

    Lying won’t stretch your nose, but it will steal some brainpower

    The science of lying shows that most people don’t lie often. But when they do, it takes a surprising toll on their brains.

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  8. Humans

    Is the sky really blue? It depends on what language you speak

    English speakers talk about color a lot but rarely about smell. Researchers are learning how those who speak other languages sense the world and why differences arise.

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  9. Tech

    Teen inventors say: There’s got to be a better way

    Finalists in the 2022 Regeneron Science Talent Search are revamping prostheses, earthquake safety systems and air travel.

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