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The brain is a dazzlingly complex web of somewhere around 100 billion neurons, each of which communicates with others through thousands of connections. The idea of manipulating such a complex system...
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Why I’m Scared of Spiders
In a scientific sense, I love spiders. Their intricate webs, their beautiful colors, their glassy little eyes… but I do not love them in the 3-D, actually-in-my-presence sense. I expect some of you are just like me in that regard. According to scientists, insects, spiders, and other creepy-crawlies rank as some of the most commonly reported fears in people of all ages.
My rational side tells me that there’s nothing to be scared of. Science