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Scientists are developing devices that could restore vision to those who have lost their sight due to injury.
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Show students an example of some of the tools neuroscientists use to image the brain.
  • MIT
  • 4 min
Gregory Berns, a neuroscientist at Emory University, and his team are training dogs to hop into an MRI scanner to better understand how the dog mind works.
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Scientists may have found the brain’s hidden waste disposal system.
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How would it feel to hold a model of your own brain?
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Neuroscientist Suzana Herculano-Houzel explains how the human brain “lost” 14 billion neurons overnight.
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  • 10 min
Before neuroscientists can figure out what goes wrong in developmental brain disorders, they need to understand how the healthy brain develops.
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  • 5 min
When you are trying to unravel the secrets of the most complex biological organ in the known universe, you need to get creative.
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Deep brain stimulation, or DBS, takes advantage of electricity to treat brain disorders like Parkinson’s disease.
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  • 4 min
His drawings of brain cells helped kick off the field we know today.
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Learn ways that tremor used to prevent a man from certain activities until DBS improved his daily life.
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  • 4 min
The blood-brain barrier once stopped medication from reaching the brain. Researchers have found their way through.
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A 29-year-old man with amnesia taught neuroscientists a lot about memory.
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3D Brain

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