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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Psychology

    Addiction can develop when reward-seeking changes a teen’s brain

    Over time, the pleasure disappears and craving grows. That craving causes stress that can drive people to use drugs or pursue unhealthy behaviors again and again.

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  8. Brain

    Americans tend to see imaginary faces as male, not female

    When people see imaginary faces in everyday objects, those faces are more likely to be perceived as male than female.

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  9. Brain

    Nodding off may turn your creativity on

    In an experiment, people who fell into a shallow sleep were more likely than non-sleepers or deep sleepers to discover a sly math trick.

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