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For more than 100 years, neuroscientists have searched for memory’s physical form. Finding it would answer philosophical and scientific questions about our minds.
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Like a gardener trimming the excess branches of a tree, synaptic pruning clears away unneeded connections between neurons.
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Electrical signals power the connections between the brain’s billions of neurons.
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Come join us and #showusyourbraincell! We are “Reconnecting our brains - one cell at a time.”
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A battle for the prize of the last connection standing.
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The first months and years of life mark the most rapid periods of growth and development for the human brain.
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If your body were a ship, your brain would be the command center.
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Our brain and nervous systems are always at work, helping to balance the body’s many intricate systems.
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There’s a lot that happens between neurons. Neuroscientist John Morrison explains what happens in the space that neurons learn.
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Neuroscientist John Morrison explains what really happens to our brain cells as we age.
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Neurons and muscles communicate at specialized nodes called neuromuscular junctions.
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When neurons meet, they have great chemistry.
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