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When Julio Ramirez asked his eighth grade teacher Sister Mary Norbert if he could lead a class discussion about science, little did he know he’d go on to make a career educating the next generation of neuroscientists.
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Wilder Penfield, a neurosurgery pioneer, once had an epilepsy patient report the smell of burnt toast before a seizure onset. Learn about Penfield’s work and legacy.
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Look inside the brain's elegant molecular machine to learn how long-term memories form.
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Visit the wild west of neuroscience. Will Sheriff Wyatt ERP save the Pitui-Territory from dastardly villains?
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The brain is the home of the body’s internal clock. Genetics can alter this clock, as the 2012 second place Brain Awareness Video Contest winner explains.
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Remember, perceive, move, and breathe — how does the brain do it all? A neuroscientist and his two young sons explain.
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Which brain regions activate as you go about your day? Use your orbital frontal cortex to decide to watch this video and find out.
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From Bach to Beyoncé, all music travels the same path to the brain. Join two musical notes as they travel from a cello’s strings to the brain.
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Neurons — the nerve cells that make up the brain and nervous system — look different from all other cells in the body. And from one another.
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The researcher discusses the complicated genetics involved with deafness and the far-reaching benefits of mapping the human genome.
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It can be frustrating to be unable to recall information when you need it. But forgetting is actually a good thing.
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How the allure of rational robots encouraged a young scientist to pursue research on decision-making.
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