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A Stanford study shows Pokémon expertise developed during childhood activates the brain region that processes information from the center of the retina.

A Stanford study shows Pokémon expertise developed during childhood activates the brain region that processes information from the center of the retina.

Using a lab model, Stanford researchers identified a type of developing brain cell that is profoundly changed by exposure to low oxygen levels.

Using a lab model, Stanford researchers identified a type of developing brain cell that is profoundly changed by exposure to low oxygen levels.

Each time you get a reward, your brain's internal spatial map warps just a bit in a way that makes it easier for you to get back to wherever you got it.

Each time you get a reward, your brain's internal spatial map warps just a bit in a way that makes it easier for you to get back to wherever you got it.

Researching the symptoms and severity of concussions will help researchers get a more detailed understanding of concussions.

Researching the symptoms and severity of concussions will help researchers get a more detailed understanding of concussions.

In most babies and kids, the sound of their mother's voice gets special treatment in the brain. But in autism, this distinctive brain response is lessened.

In most babies and kids, the sound of their mother's voice gets special treatment in the brain. But in autism, this distinctive brain response is lessened.

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Brain cells called oligodendrocytes supply insulation by wrapping neurons in multiple layers of fatty extensions, preserving signal strength and markedly speeding up transmission. But studying these cells in culture has been virtually impossible -- until now.

Brain cells called oligodendrocytes supply insulation by wrapping neurons in multiple layers of fatty extensions, preserving signal strength and markedly speeding up transmission. But studying these cells in culture has been virtually impossible -- until now.

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Small trial conducted by Stanford researchers links activity in the brain's reward processing system with drug relapse in patient cohort.

Small trial conducted by Stanford researchers links activity in the brain's reward processing system with drug relapse in patient cohort.

New Stanford research found that knowing your genetic make-up can affect how your body responds and potentially affect your risk for certain conditions.

New Stanford research found that knowing your genetic make-up can affect how your body responds and potentially affect your risk for certain conditions.

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