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These trailblazers strike out into various parts of the brain, laying down axons as they go.
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Bacterial infections can make their way to the brain, where they can linger undetected.
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We work hard for reward — we work even harder to avoid disappointment.
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Teach your students about their brains and animal brains with this activity.
  • Brain U
The brain has some intense energy needs thanks to the unique role it plays in the body.
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Just because you’re taking a break doesn’t mean your brain gets to clock out.
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  • 6 min
Scientists may have found the brain’s hidden waste disposal system.
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How would it feel to hold a model of your own brain?
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The entorhinal cortex gives us memory, the perception of time, and helps us navigate.
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These trailblazers strike out into various parts of the brain, laying down axons as they go.
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This video shows how the right-and-left-brained belief came to be and why it is a myth.
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  • 4 min
It’s hard to describe what an emotion is — let alone how many of them there are or whether everyone experiences the same ones. But we do know this: emotions arise from activity in distinct parts of the brain.
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What does the nervous system do and how does it work?
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  • 12 min