Tagged: Neuroscience

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Do Plants Feel Pain?

Plants are scientific enigmas; they are all around us, and yet we barely take notice of their existence. We know relatively little about how they respond to their environments because, well, it’s not like they can interact with us directly....

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The Science Behind Sleeping

In modern society, there are many essential behaviors that are often overlooked. Due to the frenetic speed of our lives, we often pay little attention to the basic needs of our body such as eating, drinking, exercising or sleeping properly....

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Understanding Time Perception

If you could add a second to your life each time someone utters the old cliché “time flies”, you’d probably live forever. We all know that time does not actually speed up or slow down in our everyday lives! And...