Movement

Image of a nerve bundle
It doesn’t take brainpower to react to sudden danger; just a bit of spine.
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Your selections: Movement
It’s these glowing red motor neurons that make eye movement possible
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Here is where your thoughts become action.
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The cerebellum helps coordinate your most intricate movements.
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Use this video to explain reflexes in under two minutes.
  • Sumanas, Inc.
  • 2 min
See the spot where your brain and your muscles meet.
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This video explains the complicated neural systems that allow us to perform simple movements like wiggling our toes.
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  • 5 min
Tracking the flight paths and speeds of fruit flies in a wind tunnel may help design better flying robots.
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The scientist describes her work examining cognition and dementia in Parkinson's disease.
  • People Behind the Science
  • 34 min
Learning how to ride a bike takes time and practice — and an area of the brain called the cerebellum.
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A computer hooked up to a patient’s brain reads his thoughts and translates those into electrical signals.
  • Science Friday
  • 17 min
Brain-controlled prosthetics are making huge leaps forward thanks to new data.
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Even something as simple as speaking requires the interplay of different brain areas.
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3D Brain

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