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Dopamine works as a crucial messenger in our brains, with imbalances causing a variety of brain disorders.
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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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Inside every neuron, the Golgi apparatus sorts, modifies, and “mails” proteins.
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The ear’s hair cells convert vibrations in the air into electrical messages the brain interprets as sound.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 31, 2020.
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Oligodendrocytes insulate the nerves in the brain and spinal cord, speeding up neural signaling.
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Amacrine cells fine tune electrical signaling in the retina.
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These were the top neuroscience stories for the week of August 17, 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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