Image of a nerve bundle
It doesn’t take brainpower to react to sudden danger; just a bit of spine.
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Your selections: Movement
The cerebellum helps coordinate your most intricate movements.
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Use this video to explain reflexes in under two minutes.
  • Sumanas, Inc.
  • 2 min
See the spot where your brain and your muscles meet.
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This video explains the complicated neural systems that allow us to perform simple movements like wiggling our toes.
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  • 5 min
Tracking the flight paths and speeds of fruit flies in a wind tunnel may help design better flying robots.
  • BioInteractive
The scientist describes her work examining cognition and dementia in Parkinson's disease.
  • People Behind the Science
  • 34 min
Learning how to ride a bike takes time and practice — and an area of the brain called the cerebellum.
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A computer hooked up to a patient’s brain reads his thoughts and translates those into electrical signals.
  • Science Friday
  • 17 min
Brain-controlled prosthetics are making huge leaps forward thanks to new data.
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Even something as simple as speaking requires the interplay of different brain areas.
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Dr. Jerald Harris is Professor of Geology and Director of Paleontology at Dixie State College, and an expert in the esoteric science of identifying fossil footprints (ichnology). From these empty impressions in stone, he brings to life the extinct animals that made them millions of years before man first walked the earth.
Proprioception is your sense of your body’s position in space, and without it you wouldn’t be able to walk or scratch your nose with your eyes closed.
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  • 5 min

3D Brain

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