Thinking Sensing and Behaving

Photograph of a man cleaning and taking care of a child at the same time
The brain works best with one job at a time, but daily life calls for multitasking, causing a “bottle neck” in the brain.
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The brain may direct movement, but it’s motor neurons that make it happen.
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Whether it’s a rainbow or a rose, these bristle-like cells let you know what colors you’re seeing.
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Autism Spectrum Disorder affects 1 in 160 children worldwide.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of March 30, 2020.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of March 23, 2020.
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Stereocilia connect one row to the next to sway together for sound.
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If you were blind since birth and learned how to identify objects by your sense of touch, could you distinguish those objects by sight alone if your vision was suddenly restored?
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And other neuroscience news for the week of March 16, 2020.
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Whether we observe or create, the arts change our brains. The emerging field of neuroaethetics may help us understand how and why.
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Answer kids' tough neuroscience questions with this resource vetted by children.
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Optic vesicles grow into an empty pathway where the brain lays wiring that becomes the optic nerve.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of March 2, 2020.
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