Diseases and Disorders

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Men with ADHD are often diagnosed in their childhood, but for girls a diagnosis may not occur until well into adulthood.
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Your selections: Diseases and Disorders
Review this mock case study and determine the ‘patient’s’ diagnosis. Descriptions created from the 8th edition of the Brain Facts book. Part of the Brain Bee prep series.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of September 7, 2020.
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Opiate drugs derived from poppy seeds hijack the brain’s natural opioid system.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 31, 2020.
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Oligodendrocytes insulate the nerves in the brain and spinal cord, speeding up neural signaling.
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Playing music may keep your brain healthy and fit as you age.
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Strokes, confusion, and loss of smell have left neuroscientists worried about what the novel coronavirus means for the nervous system.
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The deadly Ebola virus could help battle the most lethal form of brain cancer: glioblastoma.
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Smelling salts can revive someone who fainted, and some athletes have been spotted taking a whiff during games. How does this centuries-old treatment work?
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And other neuroscience news for the week of June 22, 2020.
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When the body’s temperature begins to rise, the brain’s health is on the line.
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For years, anecdotal reports suggested microdosing can improve mood and reduce depression and anxiety. Now, scientists are trying to figure out whether it’s all hype, a salve for our unhappiness, or something in between.
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3D Brain

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