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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

It's not just size that matters for brain power.
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What causes this neurodegenerative disease, and what is being done to locate new treatments?
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Motor neurons are the key connection between thought and motion.
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In order to study the human brain, sometimes you have to start small.
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The cochlea is the place where sound waves are converted to beautiful music.
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Aiming for a moving target means compensating for your brain's own tardiness.
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Hundreds of varieties of neurons come together to perform the functions of the nervous system.
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A rare disorder that affects young children goes under the microscope in a search for the cure.
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During development, cells in the retina converge to form the nerve that will transmit visual information to the brain.
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Take a look inside the sciatic nerve.
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Scientists are investigating why the taste of food you love (or hate) can conjure up such strong memories.
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Sleeping is key for a healthy brain, but it's still a mysterious part of life.
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