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Source: Society for Neuroscience

Research into how myelin insulates nerves is shedding light on diseases like multiple sclerosis.

Source: TED
Neuroscientist Daniel Wolpert starts from a surprising premise: the brain evolved, not to think or feel, but to control movement.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Get involved in Brain Awareness Week with these ideas and resources!
Source: Science Friday
Researchers discover that even non-flying dinosaurs had brains with the motor and visual capabilities necessary to take wing. 
Source: National Science Foundation

Research could lead to new rehabilitative therapies when the visual cortex is damaged.

Source: Society for Neuroscience
In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, revisit some our favorite conversations with the scientists who are making big contributions to the study of the brain.
Dr. Alyce S. Adams, PhD, presents “When Access isn’t Enough - Persistent Disparities among our Nation’s Insured” as part of the NIMH Director’s Innovation Speaker Series.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
In the first installment of The Joys of Science video series, neuroscientists discuss what they love most about the field.
Source: TED
How can we begin to understand the way the brain works? The same way we begin to understand a city: by making a map.
Source: National Eye Institute

This video from the National Eye Institute features Chris Thomas answering children's questions about how you can become a scientist and the variety of jobs they do.

Source: Society for Neuroscience
For Valentine’s Day, read up on how love affects the brain.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Your favorite sweet treat activates complex reactions within the brain. Hear how it happens in this podcast from BrainFacts.org.
Source: Coalition for the Life Sciences
Memory loss is a sign of an aging brain. But when does forgetting cross the line from normal aging to something more serious?
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Scientists studying olfaction have learned how our sense of smell works and discovered that it might be more sophisticated than previously thought.
Source: American Chemical Society
Your smartphone addiction isn't helping you sleep. In fact, an obscure chemical reaction may be keeping you awake.
Source: Society for Neuroscience

Our remarkable capacity for imagination requires complex neural networks.

Source: Society for Neuroscience

It’s one of the most common brain myths: we only use 10 percent of our brain. Fortunately for us, this one is 100 percent myth. 

Source: Society for Neuroscience
We are able to empathize thanks in large part to mirror neurons, a special type of motor neurons that help us recognize emotions.
Source: Society for Neuroscience
Originally performed to relieve the symptoms of epilepsy, split-brain experiments in the 1960s revealed that the left and right sides of the brain were good at different tasks.
Source: Society for Neuroscience

Migraines are more than ordinary headaches, but neuroscientists are still investigating how and why they happen.

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