Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked
Take a look in a book.
And if we combined the two, what extraordinary intelligence would they be capable of?
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Journey (not quite) to the center of the Earth
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
He plugs straight into the brain to map our thoughts, neuron by neuron
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The adolescent brain is setting the stage for adulthood
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Are some people just better at becoming fluent in new languages as adults?
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But will it find the warp zones?