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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

When you can’t see, sometimes you need a bit of electricity.
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Find out more about this often deadly occurrence in the brain.
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Artificial cells are teaching us about the impact of environment in early brain development.
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Just three types of embryonic tissue develop into the vast array of cells in our bodies.
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Fish have specialized cells that help them detect movement in the water so they don't end up as dinner.
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Your sense of sight is powered by blood.
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What can squids, slugs and other sea critters teach us about the human brain?
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When you talk with a friend, there is a separate conversation going on in your brain.
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Tiny cells in the inner ear transform vibrations in the air into every imaginable sound.
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Check out some of our favorite images of the olfactory system in action.
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As neurolaw grows at remarkable pace, judges are still determining how, whether, and when to support brain science in the courtroom.
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Scientists have learned a lot about our sense of sight by studying the eyes of other animals.
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