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The blood-brain barrier is your brain's first line of defense against toxins and pathogens. But it can also make treating brain illnesses complicated.
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Let's view a journey into your brain as a young neuron and his professor do their best to explain how addiction works in their own ways.
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  • 4 min
What is the brain and what does it do? From ancient Egypt to modern day, explore how people in different cultures and time periods have thought about the brain and how it functions.
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You have probably heard about neurons, but what about neuroglia? Discover the important role that neuroglia play in the brain with this video.
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Each March since 1996, neuroscientists around the world have ventured out of their labs and into schools, museums and malls to share their knowledge and interest about brain research. What causes this exodus out of the lab? Brain Awareness Week!
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Remember, perceive, move, and breathe — how does the brain do it all? A neuroscientist and his two young sons explain.
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Neuroscience terminology flows better in rap form. Learn about neuroscience from the second place winner of the 2011 Brain Awareness Video Contest.
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