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Every step you take, every move you make, motor neurons play a role.
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The scientist describes her work examining cognition and dementia in Parkinson's disease.
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Motor neurons are the key connection between thought and motion.
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For movement to occur, nerve cells must connect with muscles during development.
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Studying the nerve cells that connect the brain and muscles offers insight into neuromuscular diseases and motor learning.
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Neuroscientists have long understood that the cerebellum is important for controlling bodily movements, by making them more fluid and coordinated, but researchers have also long appreciated that cerebellum does much more.
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Studying how nerve cells and muscles communicate may shed light on neuromuscular diseases.
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