Movement

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
Playing a musical instrument is the brain equivalent of a full-body workout.
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Listening to music reduces anxiety, improves attention, and triggers endorphin release.
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Your sixth sense lets you perceive your body’s position and movement.
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Spatial navigation hinges on four types of neurons in the hippocampus.
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Hemispatial neglect — the loss of awareness of one side of the body — is common in stroke victims.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of August 31, 2020.
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Everyone experiences cramps. But we know less about their causes than you might expect.
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The brain may direct movement, but it’s motor neurons that make it happen.
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Help your students learn about sidedness within their own bodies.
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Learn about the long-lasting impact of exercise on your brain's health.
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A battle for the prize of the last connection standing.
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Every step you take, every move you make, motor neurons play a role.
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