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Learning
From the moment we are born, we begin to learn about the world around us, and this continues for the rest of our lives. But exactly how does this happen in the brain?
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Vision
Vision is arguably a human's primary sense- we use it to spot danger and navigate our environment. Despite this, there is still plenty we don't know about how this sense works.
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Senses
Our senses allow us to explore and interact with the world around us. Even the simplest living organisms have some way to sense their environment- and some animals can sense in ways we can't even imagine!
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Animal communication
Animals certainly communicate- some using sounds, and others using body language, pheromones or even electricity. But does any of this actually constitute language?
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Language
Language is a vital part of being human, and some argue it is what sets us apart from other animals. But plenty of mysteries remain.
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