Image of pioneer cells
These trailblazers strike out into various parts of the brain, laying down axons as they go.
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Originally performed to relieve the symptoms of epilepsy, split-brain experiments in the 1960s revealed that the left and right sides of the brain were good at different tasks.
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Science writer Bruce Lieberman asked questions about memory and the brain of two leading researchers in the field: Bradford Dickerson and Mayank Mehta.
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“Hard wired” is science fiction and should be abandoned.
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Your oldest memories are etched into your brain thanks to tiny structures in your neurons.
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This visage captures the parts of the nose and brain responsible for interpreting smell.
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The brain has complex architecture crucial to our thoughts and memories.
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For years I’d heard that the human brain weighs just around 1.3 kg. But the thing I was holding was much heavier than that.
We, in higher education, are essentially seeking to find out what is not known and start to come up with new answers.
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Though the human brain is only about the size of two fists, it contains roughly 100 billion neurons! Learn more about your amazing brain and the different ways that neuroscientists study it. 
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Scientists have now pinpointed the brain circuitry that compels us to behave according to social norms.
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“Pop! Pop! PopPopPopPop! P-p-p-p-p-pop!” went the cortical cell when Hubel and Wiesel found the ideal stimulus that made the neuron respond with gusto.
In any major mapping expedition shouldn’t the first priority be to survey the uncharted regions?
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