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Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery is a science game for students in high school and early college and patients and their caregivers to help a surgeon conduct brain surgery by drilling into the patient’s skull, inserting a stimulation probe, then testing impairment levels post op. Activity includes photos of real surgery.

Vanessa Mei cut, probe and drill her way to helping her patient cope with a movement disorder through brain surgery!

Optogenetics: A Light Switch for Neurons - YouTube

This animation illustrates optogenetics — a technology for controlling brain activity with light. Ed Boyden, the co-inventor of this technology, is a profess.

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This is a list of the different brain functions. It is important for teachers to know how the brain works in order to teach kids to their full potential.

Deep Brain Stimulation for Bipolar Depression

Deconstructing the most sensationalistic recent findings in Human Brain Imaging, Cognitive Neuroscience, and Psychopharmacology

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Image of the Week: Eye of the Tiger (Salamander)

Nerve cells in the retina communicate with one another to create optimal messages to send to the brain.

OCD Brain - makes me feel a lot better to see it laid out like that.  It's not just a  feeling that will pass with time.  It never was.

OCD Brain - makes me feel a lot better to see it laid out like that. It's not just a feeling that will pass with time.

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