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Christopher Bergland is a retired ultra-endurance athlete turned science writer, public health advocate, and promoter of cerebellum ("little brain") optimization.
Does autumn weather trigger changes in the human brain? New research suggests that most brain regions get slightly bigger each fall. But, mysteriously, the cerebellum gets smaller.
Does driving fast or guzzling Red Bull give you a thrill? New research suggests that the excitement derived from risky behaviors may be linked to a serotonin transporter gene.
New fMRI-based research shows how the hippocampus weaves different parts of a story together into one cohesive narrative memory.
Inactivity is a public health crisis that affects men, women, and children. During middle childhood, staying active may be especially important for boys' psychological resilience.
A growing body of evidence suggests that cardio workouts alone aren't an effective way to lose weight. The good news: Strength training effectively lowers body fat percentages.
Oxytocin makes memories more vivid, but this isn't always a good thing.