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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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Many scientists have tried to find an anatomical source of Einstein’s genius, to no avail.
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A highway of bundled nerve fibers, the spinal cord relays information between the brain and the rest of the body.
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Electrical signals power the connections between the brain’s billions of neurons.
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Your body is even more vigilant about regulating and tracking its internal temperature than the best weather channel.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 31, 2020.
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Light-sensing cells convert tiny packets of light into your view of the world.
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Digital reading has been widespread for years — but how well are we absorbing it all?
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Donning a pair of 3-D glasses at the movies can us immerse in the action. But the technology that makes 3-D movies work has always existed inside our brains.
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His catastrophic brain injury hinted at the role of the frontal lobe in behavior and personality.
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The hundreds of visible bumps that cover your tongue are not, in fact, taste buds.
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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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