This image shows the abnormally high activity of the right part of the brain during an epileptic seizure.
Pinpointing the causes of seizures in children may provide the key to treating them in the future.
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Cutting the connection between the two hemispheres of the brain has some surprising effects.
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  • 6 min
A roundtable of scientists discuss ongoing research on the effects and potential applications of marijuana for adolescents in the United States.
  • Science Friday
  • 29 min
Neuroscience, not the supernatural, are what witches, witchcraft, and witch hunts are all about.
Pinpointing the causes of seizures in children may provide the key to treating them in the future.
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With this informative website, learn more about epilepsy and seizures.
  • Kids Health
Trespassing dendrites may be key to the development of epilepsy.
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What if we could look inside the brains of humans? Now we can - by looking at the brains of people who are already undergoing surgery.
  • TED
Research on squid reveals how nerve cells communicate. By studying enormous nerve cells in the squid, researchers determined how brain cells generate and transmit electrical messages.
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Wilder Penfield, a neurosurgery pioneer, once had an epilepsy patient report the smell of burnt toast before a seizure onset. Learn about Penfield’s work and legacy.
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  • 4 min
Computer models of proteins involved in metabolism, the chemical reactions that sustain life, help researchers understand how disease affects their function.
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Seizures occur because of sudden, disorderly discharges of interconnected neurons in the brain that temporarily alter one or more brain functions.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.