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These trailblazers strike out into various parts of the brain, laying down axons as they go.
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Scientists may have found the brain’s hidden waste disposal system.
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Just because you’re taking a break doesn’t mean your brain gets to clock out.
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How would it feel to hold a model of your own brain?
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The entorhinal cortex gives us memory, the perception of time, and helps us navigate.
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These trailblazers strike out into various parts of the brain, laying down axons as they go.
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This video shows how the right-and-left-brained belief came to be and why it is a myth.
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It’s hard to describe what an emotion is — let alone how many of them there are or whether everyone experiences the same ones. But we do know this: emotions arise from activity in distinct parts of the brain.
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What does the nervous system do and how does it work?
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Individual neurons bundle together to form the sciatic nerve, a superhighway running from your legs to your spine.
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Disrupting circadian rhythms is linked to mood disorders, and chronic illnesses. Neuroscientists are teasing apart how.
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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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Having a conversation requires give and take.
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