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Students can squish, build, and light up a neuron in this hands-on activity.
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The optical nerve carries light information to the visual processing center of the brain.
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When neurons meet, they have great chemistry.
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Calcium plays a key role in the fundamental processes underlying all cell communication.
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His drawings of brain cells helped kick off the field we know today.
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Your ability to recall the color of your childhood home depends on long-lasting changes to the connections between nerve cells.
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Even great visions require support.
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These cells help hit the brakes.
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One of the most common types of nerve cell has been hiding secret abilities.
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The entorhinal cortex gives us memory, the perception of time, and helps us navigate.
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These trailblazers strike out into various parts of the brain, laying down axons as they go.
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Want to know how the brain works? Let these eight fundamental concepts guide your way.
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