Movement

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It doesn’t take brainpower to react to sudden danger; just a bit of spine.
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Your selections: Movement
While it may feel like you’ve suffered an injury, this is a natural part of the body’s recovery from working out.
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Sleep twitches tune and refine circuits in the developing brain.
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Once thought to merely coordinate movement, this region of the brain is proving to exert greater influence on cognition, emotion, and other functions.
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Playing a musical instrument is the brain equivalent of a full-body workout.
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Listening to music reduces anxiety, improves attention, and triggers endorphin release.
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Your sixth sense lets you perceive your body’s position and movement.
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Spatial navigation hinges on four types of neurons in the hippocampus.
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Hemispatial neglect — the loss of awareness of one side of the body — is common in stroke victims.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 31, 2020.
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Everyone experiences cramps. But we know less about their causes than you might expect.
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The brain may direct movement, but it’s motor neurons that make it happen.
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Help your students learn about sidedness within their own bodies.
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