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It takes nearly three decades to build a fully-developed, adult brain. With all that effort, what’s so special about the end result?
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in December 2021.
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Playing music may keep your brain healthy and fit as you age.
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Help your students better understand that their brains are always changing with this reading and activity.
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A team of scientists is seeking answers to a fundamental understanding of how and when neurons utilize the nutrients that give them energy.
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How has the absence of disease affected the brain and aging since the early 19th century?
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Learn about the developing brain and how your brain changes throughout your lifetime with this comprehensive website.
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Meet Olga Kotelko, 93-year old track star, and see how she has maintained brain and body fitness.
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Understanding how new neurons integrate into existing brain regions may hold the secret to restoring brain function after injury or disease.
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Dementia is a description of any progressive disorder that takes away a person’s cognitive and functional abilities.
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Molecules that are important in brain development may help treat or prevent brain injuries and disorders.
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Crossword puzzles and similar games can help you learn words and improve specific skills, but they won't enhance overall brain function.
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3D Brain

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