Image of pioneer cells
These trailblazers strike out into various parts of the brain, laying down axons as they go.
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Stereocilia connect one row to the next to sway together for sound.
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Optic vesicles grow into an empty pathway where the brain lays wiring that becomes the optic nerve.
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The sense of touch conveys important social information and tells you when something is dangerous by letting you feel pain.
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Many cells and molecules work together to help you see the world around you.
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The process, function, or power of perceiving sound.
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We all have a blind spot.
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Your sense of taste and smell help you enjoy your favorite dish or avoid it when it’s gone bad.
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Whether it’s helping you survive or communicate, hearing is a critical sense with a complex internal system from ear to ear.
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Sorting through past experiences to help make our best choices possible.
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The nerve fibers sensing touch, pain, and heat bundle together before entering the spinal cord.
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Gray matter is a component of the brain named for the color it appears.
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White matter gets its name from the insulation covering nerve fibers.
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