Neuroscience in Society

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Neuroscience has a profound ability to alter society, but who makes sure it changes society for the better?
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Mirror neurons captured the neuroscientific zeitgeist 15 years ago, but much of their early hype has since deflated. What is their significance now?
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Dissecting the unique influence of both sex and gender on brain development, function, and disease remains a critical challenge for neuroscientists.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in August 2022.
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Test your knowledge about sleep, senses, and disorders.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in July 2022.
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Test your knowledge about senses, diseases, and movements.
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Test your knowledge about basic neuroscience anatomy.
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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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For a decade, BrainFacts.org has illuminated stories of the neuroscience around us. See how we’ve grown.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in April 2022.
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Ryan Tomm supports his Indigenous Canadian community through research and outreach.
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The vagus nerve may be the body’s earliest detector of inflammatory infections — and trigger for healing autoimmune conditions.
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