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Is Time Travel Real?

What are you doing when you aren’t doing anything at all? If you said “nothing,” then you just passed a test in logic, but flunked a test in neuroscience about time travel. So what about time travel? When people perform mental tasks-adding numbers, comparing shapes, identifying faces-different areas of their brains become active, and brain scans show these active areas as brightly colored squares on an otherwise dull gray background. But researchers have recently discovered that when these areas of our brains light up, other areas go dark. This dark network (which comprises regions in the frontal, parietal and medial...
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