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What if Consciousness is Not What Drives the Human Mind?
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"We don’t consciously choose our thoughts or our feelings – we become aware of them."

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How Does the Brain Represent the Objects We Touch?
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A hypothetical model to understand how “touch” is represented in the brain.

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One-Way vs Two-Way ANOVA: Differences, Assumptions and Hypotheses
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A key statistical test in research fields including biology, economics and psychology, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) is very useful for analyzing datasets. It allows comparisons to be made between three or more groups of data. Here, we summarize the key differences between these two tests, including the assumptions and hypotheses that must be made about each type of test.

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Memory Pioneer Celebrates Her Centenary
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Brenda Milner who pioneered our understanding of multi-system memory celebrated her 100th birthday at the weekend

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Cell Culture Quality Control: Blissful Ignorance?
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How can quality control efforts keep up with the rapid advances in cellular model research? Read on for insights into challenges in recognizing and managing issues in cell culture quality control.

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Biosafety and the Agents of Doom
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To combat harmful pathogens it is vitally important that scientists have facilities available that enable them to work on them safely. These facilities should prevent the operator from becoming infected with the agent they are working with and prevent the organism from escaping the laboratory setting and potentially initiating new outbreaks of disease.

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Can High-Throughput Technologies Improve Reproducibility in Neuroscience?
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By improving sensitivity in quality control, increasing capacity and throughput, and by improving assay development and measurement, high-throughput technologies are helping to overcome the reproducibility crisis in science.

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Italian Study Shows Being a Child of Same-Sex Parents Does Not Affect Your Development
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Study shows no difference in the development of children from same-sex couples compared to different-sex couples.

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Cannabis Oil for Epilepsy – What You Need to Know
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A small number of studies have shown that adding cannabis oil to existing medication may be effective in devastating, hard-to-treat epilepsy in children and adolescents.

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What Lies Behind Ghosts, Demons and Aliens – According to Sleep Researchers
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Sleep scientists can explain the things that go 'bump' in the night

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