25 Environmental Factors That Are Messing With Your Head

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You're not imagining things. The color of the paint on the walls, the sounds coming out of the appliances, the various wafting smells, and a million other subtle things are constantly affecting your mind and health.

We asked our plasticians to look into the most interesting ways our environment is affecting our brains, and we gave cash to our favorite entries. Which we hope had a positive effect on their brains. Winner is below, but first, the runners-up:

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Entry by Hestutomo

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Entry by KristinaYong

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

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Entry by Andrea Meno

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Entry by Hestutomo

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Entry by Giovenna

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

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Entry by Giovenna

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Entry by Hestutomo

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Entry by Julioceg

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Entry by Andrea Meno

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Entry by KristinaYong

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Entry by Sagar Parikh

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Entry by Sagar Parikh

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Entry by PookieJones

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Entry by Tee Ngin Rui

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Entry by KristinaYong

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Entry by Andrea Meno

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Entry by KristinaYong

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Entry by Michael Voll

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

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And the winner is ...

Congrats, MissLeslieKnope. You win money.

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