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Discover the animal models that help us learn about different parts of the human brain.
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Basic neuroscience research in animal models is essential to understanding brain function and the thousands of brain diseases and disorders that affect both humans and animals. Treatments for stroke, depression, and drug addiction are just a few examples of developments made by this research. Learn more.

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Studying honeybees could unlock the mysteries of brain waves.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of July 20, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of July 13, 2020.
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You and the tiny zebrafish have a lot in common. At least, your brains do.
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The singing zebra finch provides insight into how humans communicate.
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Neuroscientists have relied on the mouse to study brain development and diseases for more than 100 years.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of July 8, 2020.
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The deadly Ebola virus could help battle the most lethal form of brain cancer: glioblastoma.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 15, 2020
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These shortsighted insects see an unimaginably vibrant world.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 8, 2020.
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Exposure to a certain single-celled parasite became the infamous face of ‘crazy cat people’ syndrome, but perhaps unjustly so.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.