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Michael W. Richardson

Michael W. Richardson is the former Sr. Content Production Associate for BrainFacts.org. He is a writer and editor based in Brooklyn, New York, covering topics ranging from the brain and behavior to the environment.

Articles by Michael W. Richardson

The brain’s ability to rebuild broken connections is the key behind recovering from brain injuries and strokes.
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How would it feel to hold a model of your own brain?
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Understanding the brain science behind human behavior can help us create a fairer legal system.
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This small group of cells help regulate your memories.
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Behind every economic decision you make is a host of biases, hormone fluctuations, and firing neurons.
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Chronic pain can cause severe cognitive effects, but relief may come from a surprising source.
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Christopher Giza, professor of pediatric neurology and neurosurgery, explains what happens when you’re knocked out.
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Mark Goldberg, chair of the department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics at UT Southwestern Medical Center, answers your questions about strokes.
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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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Signed languages are as complex as any other language, but the brain may treat them differently.
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