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100 Seconds on Addiction

Professor of Psychophysiology Jaanus Harro explains how addiction takes control of the brain. Continue reading

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Healthy Sleep Recipe: How, When, with Whom?

Neuroscientist Jaan Aru gives a recipe on how to make most of your sleep. Continue reading

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Recipe: How To Make The Most of Your Brain

Neuroscientist Jaan Aru gives a recipe on how to make most of your brain. Continue reading

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Why Speaking Languages Is Inspiring, Enjoyable, and Healthy

Cognitive neurolinguist Professor Edna Andrews examines the links between languages and the brain, the benefits of multilingualism, and the role of semiotics. Continue reading

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Why Do We Dream?

Brain researcher Jaan Aru explores the question: ‘Why do we dream?’ He presents a recent theory, according to which dreams do the hard work of storing our memories. Continue reading

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Nature or City? The Brain Makes the Difference

When you see a picturesque forest lake from your window, the brain is working differently than when the view includes a maze of tall buildings. Continue reading

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Solving the Problem of Consciousness

You are a very complicated machine, yet you don’t feel like that – it feels like something to be you. Neuroscientist Jaan Aru looks into how the neural machinery of the brain produces conscious experience. Continue reading

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