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Neurobiology

More than meets the eye

New research suggests failure to retrieve relevant details from memory may underlie face blindness The ability to recognize faces is a complex neurocognitive skill with important social implications. The disorder, which, according to some…

How fear transforms into anxiety

Study sheds new insight into the brain mechanisms at work A deadly coronavirus pandemic, economic instability and civil unrest menace the mental well-being of millions. Understanding how, in vulnerable people, fear from such frightening…

Feeling with the heart

Scientists find that the brain's sensitivity to sensory stimuli depends on the cardiac cycle and the brain's perception of it A person's sensitivity to external stimuli depends not only on the state of their nervous system, but also on…