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Thanks to cells called neuromasts, fish have a sixth sense.
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Have you ever wondered how you can catch a ball, see the color blue, taste chocolate, smell bad breath, or hear a bird song? Learn more in this Brain Awareness Week webinar.
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  • 53 min
Your students will see the finish line and taste the glory as they race the clock and each other in this interactive relay game.
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Touch a hot pan and you’ll reflexively withdraw your hand. That’s because a special type of pain-sensing nerves transmits a jolt of pain, which acts like a warning signal to prevent further injury.
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Getting rid of unneeded synapses is a key part of brain development.
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  • 1 min
How much do you know about how your senses work?
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Learn about the neuroscience behind synesthesia in this video which won first place in the 2016 Brain Awareness Video Contest.
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  • 5 min
The Society for Neuroscience has announced the winners of the 2015 Brain Awareness Video Contest.
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The nerves necessary for the sense of touch develop early in gestation.
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Through our senses, we experience the world. And for rodents, the facial whiskers play a crucial role.
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Neuroscience isn’t just for biology class! In this video, learn from Jim Olson about the homunculus, the structure of the sensory cortex.
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  • 17 min
Neuroscience isn't just for biology class! In this video, learn from Rochelle Shwartz-Bloom about the function of the motor cortex.
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  • 17 min