Kristen Meinzer

Kristen Meinzer

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Science

Here's what happens after 'Surprise!'

Not everyone loves surprises, but Tania Luna says everyone's brain reacts to them in a similar way. And because our responses are designed to make us extra curious and focused intently on the moment, surprises can be valuable moments.

Science

Is it time to close all the zoos?

Who doesn't love a good zoo? The animals, for one. Many of the most popular attractions at zoos are animals like tigers and bears, who are particularly prone to boredom and depression when cooped up. That's why some people want to close traditional zoos and take a different approach.

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