Top Ten: Most Popular in 2019

  • Published16 Dec 2019
  • Author Juliet M. Beverly
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

“How does it work?” is a question that should always be asked — and answered.

This year on, we plunged into your inquiries on the brain’s energy use and the safety and efficacy of commercial vagus nerve stimulation devices. We took deeper dives, exploring issues in mental health, like depression and meditation.

We also challenged you to debunk neuromyths and test your Brain Bee competition skills with our quizzes. And, just for fun, we played an interactive game that produced a sweet melody, so you never forget the fundamental building block of the nervous system, the neuron.

Click on the numbered icons in the image below to revisit our most viewed content published in 2019.



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