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  • Paper or Audio? It’s All the Same to your Brain. End of Story

    Paper or Audio? It’s All the Same to your Brain. End of Story0

    The brain processes words in a similar manner, whether you are reading a book or listening to an audiobook. Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, drew an interactive map of the human brain that shows which regions are activated in response to a story. The participants of the study were asked to listen to

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  • A Repressor Protein Produces a Neuron

    A Repressor Protein Produces a Neuron0

    Neurons come into being when their progenitor cells ignore proliferative signals during brain development. A new study published today in Neuron journal describes, for the first time, the mechanisms responsible for turning the neuronal progenitor cells “deaf” to renewal triggers. New neurons, the fundamental units of the nervous system, are formed through neurogenesis, a process

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  • How Reading Books Changes Your Body

    How Reading Books Changes Your Body0

    Reading stories increases brain connectivity Most people have read at least one story that changed their way of thinking. Researchers at Emory University have found that the impressions a book cause on us can have long-term effects on our biology. After reading parts of a novel, the participants of the study showed a significant increase

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