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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

Not all seizures are as dramatic as the ones you see on TV.
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An artificial ear in a petri dish may help scientists develop treatments for auditory disorders.
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This group of cells cry out for water when you’re parched.
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The axon initial segment helps shape the messages sent by your brain cells.
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These uniquely shaped cells play a key role in your every move.
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The hippocampus is responsible for everything you remember, from this morning’s breakfast to your first kiss.
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The brain made up of around 86 billion neurons, with trillions of connections between them. How does this come to be?
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Accessing the color spectrum.
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Here is where your thoughts become action.
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The cerebellum helps coordinate your most intricate movements.
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Brain cancer isn’t a single disease.  Cancers arise in many different brain cells and tissues.
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This mini-model lets us watch the birth of new brain cells.
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