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Retinal ganglion cells are the conduit between the eyes and the brain.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of April 27, 2020.
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As physicians attempt to identify mental illness, they face a diagnostic system that includes nearly 300 disorders. To improve the system, researchers look into genetics.
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Review this mock case study and determine the ‘patient’s’ diagnosis. Descriptions created from the 8th edition of the Brain Facts book. Part of the Brain Bee prep series.
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Review this mock case study and determine the ‘patient’s’ diagnosis. Descriptions created from the 8th edition of the Brain Facts book. Part of the Brain Bee prep series.
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Henrietta Lacks’ long-living cancer cells became an invaluable — and controversial — research tool.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of April 20, 2020.
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These puzzles, quizzes, challenges, and interactive activities are a fun way to learn about neuroscience while staying at home.
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One tiny region, the fovea, has more cells — and therefore sharper vision — than the rest of the eye.
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Some scholars attribute the author’s unique writing style to her background in neuroscience and psychology research.
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A pioneer in neuroscience, Marian Diamond discovered how experience and environment can shape the brain.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of April 13, 2020.
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