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Neuroscience

“Much of what you read about the brain is riddled with myths or fiction, or simply outdated science,” says Lisa Feldman Barrett, University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University.  Barrett is currently working on her next book, Seven Insights About The Brain, which will be a collection of seven short essays. She aims to spread information and bust neuroscience myths through her book. "You...

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The scientific study of the nervous system is called Neuroscience. However, there are a lot of common misconceptions about the functioning of the brain. It is often difficult separate brain facts from fiction once these myths take hold in the public consciousness. Lisa Feldman Barrett, a neuroscientist at the Northeastern University is of the belief that it is high time to correct these myths. Much of what we read about...

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