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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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Your ability to recall the color of your childhood home depends on long-lasting changes to the connections between nerve cells.
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Neurons get a lot of glory for generating the brain’s electrical signals, but a network is only as powerful as the nodes that connect its wires.
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A web of proteins keeps brain plasticity under control.
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What do a gamer, a scientist, and a brain enthusiast have in common?
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The scientist discusses making connections in the field of neurotransmission and synaptic signaling.
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