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Brain Area That Recognizes Faces Gets Busier And Better In Young Adults

From birth through age 30 or so, our ability to recognize faces keeps improving, research shows. At first, kids discern adult faces better than other kids' mugs. Not so after adolescence.

Donald Trump has nominated Jay Clayton, a Wall Street lawyer, to head the Securities and Exchange Commission. Critics say it's another example of Trump packing his Cabinet with Wall Street insiders. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Can An SEC Nominee With Ties To Goldman Regulate Wall Street Impartially?

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Stolen Dance Milky Chance
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Mission 3 [HK] RAC

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As A Syrian Refugee In Toledo Pines For His Family, A Brotherhood Forms

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The High Road Broken Bells
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Apple Pulls 'The New York Times' From Its App Store In China

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Did You See The Words Animal Collective

Jared Kushner and his wife, Ivanka Trump, have played key roles in Donald Trump's campaign, his transition team and his family businesses. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Trump Relatives' Potential White House Roles Could Test Anti-Nepotism Law

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Trap Door Jake One & MF Doom
So Far To Go J Dilla, Common et. al.

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Brain Area That Recognizes Faces Gets Busier And Better In Young Adults

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Meet The Producer Who Runs Her Opera Empire From A 2-Bedroom Apartment

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Bombay Rickey Bombay 5-0
The Skin of My Yellow Country Teeth Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
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Last To Say Atmosphere
You Are Here Nathan Fake
Warning Signs Breakmaster Cylinder
About To Die Dirty Projectors
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The Doctors Aren't In At Kenya's Public Hospitals

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True Affection The Blow
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Bleeding Heart Regina Spektor
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Despicable Dogs [Washed Out Remix] Small Black

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