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Women anticipate negative experiences differently to men

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Woman watching horror film

Men and women differ in the way they anticipate an unpleasant emotional experience, which influences the effectiveness with which that experience is committed to memory, according to new research.

Brain’s map of space falls flat when it comes to altitude

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Grid cell pattern

Animals' brains are only roughly aware of how high-up they are in space, meaning that in terms of altitude the brain’s ‘map’ of space is surprisingly flat, according to new research.

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