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Shedding light on a period of chaos and character-building, neuroscientists are framing the teen brain to help support this critical period in development.
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Cajal-Retzius cells act as project managers, guiding the organization of the developing brain
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Childhood trauma physically alters the brain, with long-lasting consequences.
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Like a gardener trimming the excess branches of a tree, synaptic pruning clears away unneeded connections between neurons.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of September 21, 2020.
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These were the top neuroscience stories for the week of September 14, 2020.
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Like wrinkles and gray hair, the brain has its own telltale signs of aging.
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Autism Spectrum Disorder affects 1 in 160 children worldwide.
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Answer kids' tough neuroscience questions with this resource vetted by children.
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Optic vesicles grow into an empty pathway where the brain lays wiring that becomes the optic nerve.
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Let’s revisit the developing teen brain to understand the changes occurring during this critical time.
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Learn how to help your students improve their executive function skills!
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Understanding how the developing brain grows, changes, and learns provides a fuller picture of how this complicated machine works.
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3D Brain

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