Photogprah of a scared teen driving with an adult is in the passenger's seat
Shedding light on a period of chaos and character-building, neuroscientists are framing the teen brain to help support this critical period in development.
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Perineuronal nets are honeycomb-like structures that stabilize synapses and surround the cell bodies and dendrites of some neuron populations.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in September 2022.
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Artists and neuroscientists collaborated to create an immersive space for people to experience the life cycle of a neuron.
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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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Mantis Shrimp maintain their incredible sense of sight earlier in development than we may have realized.
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One art student draws attention to lacking neuroscience research with her sculpture of the female homunculus.
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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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Some researchers suspect these bacterial ancestors living within our cells may contribute to a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
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And other neuroscience news in June 2021.
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Twenty years of research have established the connection between adverse childhood experiences and long-term health. Now researchers are looking for ways to measure the biology behind the correlation and try to reverse it.
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Cajal-Retzius cells act as project managers, guiding the organization of the developing brain
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Like a gardener trimming the excess branches of a tree, synaptic pruning clears away unneeded connections between neurons.
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3D Brain

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