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Neurons transmit information to one another through electrical impulses and chemical messengers.
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Dopamine works as a crucial messenger in our brains, with imbalances causing a variety of brain disorders.
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Inside every neuron, the Golgi apparatus sorts, modifies, and “mails” proteins.
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Specialized janitors clean up the zone between two neurons after one sends a chemical signal to the other.
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This easy-to-follow animation shows what happens during the process of neurotransmission.
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The neuroscientist and inaugural editor-in-chief of BrainFacts.org discusses his life and work in this podcast from People Behind the Science.
  • People Behind the Science
  • 37 min
My research may not be what you expect when you hear ‘neuroscience’. I work on developing treatments against the chemical weapons known as nerve agents.
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