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The best science-y jigsaw puzzles for this most auspicious National Puzzle Day
Here’s why you can’t tickle yourself
Why don’t I have to think about breathing?
Brain-eating amoebas are spreading—and that’s just as bad as it sounds
How alcohol does—and doesn’t—affect your memory
The CDC just released new concussion guidelines for kids. Here’s what you need to know.
Your first memory probably isn’t yours, no matter how real it seems
Why our brains see the world as ‘us’ versus ‘them’—and what to do about it
If you grow a brain in a lab, will it have a mind of its own?
These techniques are proven to boost certain cognitive functions