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Source: Society for Neuroscience
Peering into the brains of people as they sing, brainstorm, and play is guiding neuroscientists to new insights into the neural underpinnings of creativity.
Source: Society for Neuroscience

How do your eyes and brain allow you to see? Find out in this watercolor journey through the visual system.

Source: Society for Neuroscience
How accurately do your eyes see the world?
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Scientists are using color to visualize neurons and build better maps of the brain.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Brain lesions have taught scientists a lot about how the brain works.
Source: Society for Neuroscience

Learn about the basics of the brain with this neuroscience rap video. 

Source: TED

Musician and researcher Charles Limb wondered how the brain works during musical improvisation — so he put jazz musicians and rappers in an fMRI to find out. 

Source: Society for Neuroscience

30,000 scientists will convene today in Washington, DC, for the Society for Neuroscience’s annual meeting. Watch last year’s Dialogues lecture.

Source: Society for Neuroscience
Efforts to uncover nature's way of initiating labor led to the basic science discovery of a brain chemical that is involved in a host of social behaviors.
Source: National Science Foundation
Melina Hale explains how her research on zebrafish is helping to advance brain research.
Source: TED
Why can’t our extremely complex eyes render simple optical illusions? Surprise, surprise — it comes back to the brain, which has only evolved to encounter natural stimuli.
Source: National Science Foundation

Playing a musical instrument can do wonders for our brains. But how does it affect our hearing later on in life?

Source: Society for Neuroscience
As the world population ages, cases of macular degeneration are likely to rise. Studies are examining ways to slow the disease and help patients regain sight.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Neuroscientist Damien Fair discusses how brain imaging is used to explore ways to better characterize developmental brain disorders like autism and ADHD.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Neuroscientist Damien Fair discusses how brain imaging is used to explore ways to better characterize developmental brain disorders like autism and ADHD.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Neuroscientist Damien Fair discusses how brain imaging is used to explore ways to better characterize developmental brain disorders like autism and ADHD.
Source: TED
After a traumatic brain injury, it sometimes happens that the brain can repair itself. Siddharthan Chandran walks through some new techniques using special stem cells that could allow the damaged brain to rebuild faster.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Neuroscience isn’t just for biology class! In this video, learn from Jim Olson about the homunculus, the structure of the sensory cortex.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Neuroscience isn’t just for biology class! In this video, learn from Rochelle Shwartz-Bloom about the function of the motor cortex.
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