Photograph of two female scientists in lab coats looking at an experiment
Get to know of some of today’s female neuroscientists and learn more about their life’s work.
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Your selections: Meet the Researcher
In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, revisit some our favorite conversations with the scientists who are making big contributions to the study of the brain.
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In the first installment of The Joys of Science video series, neuroscientists discuss what they love most about the field.
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A neuroscientist reveals the surprising — and far-reaching — effects of marijuana on the developing brain.
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This video from the National Eye Institute features Chris Thomas answering children's questions about how you can become a scientist and the variety of jobs they do.

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A neuroscientist describes how a friend's attempted suicide motivated her to use her knowledge of physics to study the brain.
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The neuroscientist discusses how creative thinking led to some of his most groundbreaking discoveries.
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A researcher explains how her undergraduate experience inspired a career studying spinal cord injury.
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How can a fruit fly teach us about our senses? Watch this video and see how scientists use fruit flies to learn more about our sense of smell.
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The neurology professor contemplates the ethical issues raised by neuroscience research.
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Scientist targeted by animal rights activists asks about the ethics of inaction.
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An interview with Sten Grillner, current president of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS).
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Alan Guttmacher is the director of the Eunice Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.