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Michael Rogawski discusses the similarities between migraine attacks and epileptic seizures and what they might mean for treating the two conditions.
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Your selections: Epilepsy
Misbehaving neurons trigger seizures in the neurological disorder epilepsy.
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Review this mock case study and determine the ‘patient’s’ diagnosis. Descriptions created from the 8th edition of the Brain Facts book. Part of the Brain Bee prep series.
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Cognitive scientist, Marlene Behrmann, investigates what can be learned about visual perception through injury and disorders.
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Learn about the facts and myths around epilepsy and the different forms it can take.
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Epilepsy arises from misfiring cells and circuits.
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Neurons help speed up (and stop) signals to create perfect harmony.
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Diets high in fat and low in carbohydrates can reduce the frequency of epileptic seizures.
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Not all seizures are as dramatic as the ones you see on TV.
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Michael Rogawski discusses the similarities between migraine attacks and epileptic seizures and what they might mean for treating the two conditions.
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Having a conversation requires give and take.
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Cutting the connection between the two hemispheres of the brain has some surprising effects.
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  • 6 min
A roundtable of scientists discuss ongoing research on the effects and potential applications of marijuana for adolescents in the United States.
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  • 29 min

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