Alexis Wnuk

  • Science Writer/Editor
  • Society for Neuroscience

Alexis is the science writer and editor for BrainFacts.org. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2012 with degrees in neuroscience and English.

Articles by Alexis Wnuk

The brain adapts to change by altering the connections between neurons.
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Studying brain evolution sheds light on the unique features of the human brain.
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Scientists map the organization of nerve fibers, which may offer new clues about their roles in cognition and behavior.
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In the developing nervous system, molecular signals determine a neuron’s fate.
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Studying how nerve cells and muscles communicate may shed light on neuromuscular diseases.
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A neuroscientist describes how a friend's attempted suicide motivated her to use her knowledge of physics to study the brain.
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Scientists pinpoint the role of proteins in neural communication.
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Having a bigger brain does not guarantee more cognitive power.
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