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Calli McMurray

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Calli McMurray is the Media and Communications Assistant at SfN. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience.

Articles by Calli McMurray

His catastrophic brain injury hinted at the role of the frontal lobe in behavior and personality.
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The Italian physician and neuroscientist devised a revolutionary technique to stain neurons.
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Sherrington’s research settled a contentious debate about the structure of the nervous system.
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Retinal ganglion cells are the conduit between the eyes and the brain.
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Henrietta Lacks’ long-living cancer cells became an invaluable — and controversial — research tool.
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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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The brain may direct movement, but it’s motor neurons that make it happen.
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Schwann cells insulate the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord, speeding up neural signaling.
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The Italian-American neurologist discovered a protein neurons need to grow.
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It takes two photoreceptors in the eye, differing in size and function but working together, to let us see the world.
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Specialized cells in taste buds detect molecules released during chewing.
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