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Thought after birth
Published the 16/06/2021
Thought after birth

The formation of the brain and the development of thought has always fascinated scientists. A better understanding of this "block of jelly" opens the [...]

The birth of a thought
Published the 09/06/2021
The birth of a thought

The brain is a truly fascinating organ. It operates at lightning speed, controlling every aspect of our lives, keeping all activities under a [...]

Sexual development is never straight: biological and psychological approach
Published the 19/05/2021
Sexual development is never straight: biological and psychological approach

Sexual orientation has been under a glaring spotlight during recent years, with every right so, due to being neglected and mislabelled [...]

Policing the neural night club: microglia
Published the 14/04/2021
Policing the neural night club: microglia

With astrocytes buzzing around the brain, oligodendrocytes hugging every stranger they meet, and everybody dancing to the beat of neurons, somebody ne [...]

Conspiracy theories, a never-ending story
Published the 31/03/2021
Conspiracy theories, a never-ending story

In recent years, "conspiracy theories" have been gaining a lot of attention on the Internet and in the media. But what exactly is a conspiracy theory? [...]

Stars of the brain: astrocytes
Published the 24/02/2021
Stars of the brain: astrocytes

Amidst billions of connections with their neighbors, neurons fire electrical and chemical information at each other at enormous speed, akin to a game [...]

The keys to thwarting neuromythics
Published the 08/02/2021
The keys to thwarting neuromythics

As we have seen in the previous article, neuromyths are the result of a number of factors, including cognitive biases. For Pasquinelli, combating neur [...]

False beliefs about the brain, but true neuromyths!
Published the 17/01/2021
False beliefs about the brain, but true neuromyths!

In the field of cognitive science, some of the most widespread and persistent misunderstandings about the function of the brain and its role in learni [...]

Heuristics, these daily thought shortcuts
Published the 13/12/2020
Heuristics, these daily thought shortcuts

Every day, we are inundated with decisions to be made : large or small, simple or complex, political, personal, professional… Some choices can seem si [...]

Dissociative amnesia
Published the 17/11/2020
Dissociative amnesia

Everybody knows the term "amnesia". But what is it really about? Amnesias are serious memory impairments. These disorders are caused by brain injur [...]

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