Infectious Disease

How do we learn? How do we recall something that happened many years ago? Over the years, neuroscience researchers have risen to the fundamental challenge posed by these questions.
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Magicians and neuroscientists may make an unlikely pair, but together they're helping us understand exactly how our brain creates and processes illusions.
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Neuroeducation is the collaboration between educators and neuroscientists. This field blends the specialties of neuroscience, psychology, cognitive science, and education to improve teaching methods and curricula.
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Cutting-edge research advances science and fuels economic growth and prosperity.
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Alan Guttmacher is the director of the Eunice Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a common mental health problem that severely disrupts people's lives. It is poorly understood and often dismissed as bad behaviour or laziness. Penny Bailey spoke with Anita Thapar about its genetic basis.
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Cells known as glia (Greek for “glue”) were long believed to provide nothing more than support to nerve cells.
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Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, and Parkinson’s are common brain diseases — each causes a unique form of progressive brain cell death. But they may not be so different after all.
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By combining brain imaging techniques with computer software that can detect brain activity, neuroscientists are getting a look into how the brain perceives, decides, and remembers. 
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An interview with Pierre J. Magistretti, secretary-general of the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) and a past president of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS).
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Think about the word “thinking” and typically it conjures up mulling the meaning of life or plotting your next move in chess. But the brain is also thinking constantly in ways less obvious but equally impressive.
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Only physical trauma can create a hole in your brain.
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