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Do you ever get ‘hangry’?

Do you ever get ‘hangry’?

Many people get short-tempered when they have not eaten for a while; they become ‘hangry’. This is not merely posturing but a survival mechanism that motivates you to start looking for food.

What time is it in your brain?

What time is it in your brain?

Have you noticed how, depending on the context, sometimes time flies, and other times it seems to drag? Unravelling the mystery of how the brain keeps track of time is key to understanding how our state of mind affects not only what we perceive but how we perceive it.

This is aphasa.. afasi.. aphasia

This is aphasa.. afasi.. aphasia

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you wanted to say something, but simply could not find the words you were looking for? That’s what people with aphasia experience all the time.

Do you “Déjà vu”?

Do you “Déjà vu”?

Do you know that sudden feeling of familiarity when you sense something and it seems like you have already experienced it before? The French call it déjà vu. And neuroscientists from around the world try to define its nature.

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