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Neural networks are a group of nerve tracts connecting a series of brain regions, routing signals along a linear pathway.
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Internal clocks guide when you sleep, when you wake up, and when you get hungry.
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Sleep is a reversable state of low mobility and reduced responsiveness to external stimuli.
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Discover the role sleep and rest play for your brain.
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Our body’s natural sleep-wake rhythm, or circadian rhythm, helps us stay healthy and function throughout our daily lives.
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Test your knowledge about sleep, senses, and disorders.
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Learn about lives that have reimagined brain science fields as we celebrate ten years of neuroscience storytelling on BrainFacts.org.
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Neuro-ophthalmologist Rudrani Banik explains what happens when we have an eyelid spasm.
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We have thoughts, visions, and feelings while we sleep, experiencing a virtual reality of sorts. But how and why does dreaming happen?
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Neuroscientists have long known that shut-eye helps consolidate memories in adults. Napping may play an equally crucial role in infants and young children.
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Physician-scientist Phyllis Zee lays out the implications obstructive sleep apnea can have on sleep-wake cycles and health.
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And other neuroscience news you might have missed in November 2021.
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