Routine activities like brushing your teeth or making coffee allow you to start the day efficiently. Often you don't have to think about it, because habits are stored in a way that allows the brain to focus on other things.
What is creativity and where can it be found in the human brain? When is a person creative, when are they mad? Questions that are easy to ask but extremely hard to answer.
No one knows just how many American football players walk away from the sport with a permanent type of brain damage known as CTE. But new research on woodpeckers could lead to long-term prevention therapies.
The brains of young people who use their smartphones or the internet too much sustain chemical changes. These change correlate significantly to diagnoses of addiction, depression and anxiety.
While Donald Trump's tweets are routinely attacked as false, this often only helps to spread his message, says cognitive linguist George Lakoff. So DW asked him how to best respond to the US president's fiery language.
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