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These bundles form the information cables of your entire nervous system.
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You might struggle to learn new steps in your dance class, but your brain is working to ensure you nail the routine.
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Memories of failed attempts and false starts while learning to ride a bike may remain, but it likely all feels natural now. For that, you can thank the intricate circuits comprising your nervous system.
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If your body were a ship, your brain would be the command center.
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Our brain and nervous systems are always at work, helping to balance the body’s many intricate systems.
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Glycinergic neurons stops your muscles from making too many moves.
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The human brain is wired for complex communication — just right for moving speeches and zingy one-liners.
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Researchers are developing a first-of-its-kind blood test to identify the biomarkers for pain, which could improve pain treatment.
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There’s a lot that happens between neurons. Neuroscientist John Morrison explains what happens in the space that neurons learn.
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Take a closer look at the layers that make a strong core.
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Neuroscientist John Morrison explains what really happens to our brain cells as we age.
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Oligodendrocytes keep electrical signals in the brain and spinal cord strong.
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