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2009 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Addiction Science Award

How Scientists Approach Their Research

April 26, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

“We always start with a question…” Read More »

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brain reward system

Word of the Day: Brain Reward System

April 01, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

A reward is a great way to encourage someone to do something. For example, if you offer a $300 reward to find your lost dog, people may be more likely to look for and return him or her. Read More »

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A picture of Ruben Baler, neuroscientist.

Science For Starters: A Conversation with Dr. Ruben Baler, Ph.D.

March 25, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

Ruben Baler, Ph.D., is not your typical neuroscientist. Baler has studied in his native country Argentina, the U.S., and Israel. He is fluent in three languages. Read More »

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Various crazy, cartoon faces.

Word of the Day: Limbic System

March 15, 2011  /  Sara Bellum

NIDA’s Glossary defines the limbic system as “a set of brain structures that generates our feelings, emotions, and motivations. It is also important in learning and memory.” Read More »

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Jae Sim dissects a leech in preparation of electrophysiology  study

We <3 Brains

October 28, 2010  /  Paul A. Cammer, Ph.D., Director Neuroscience Research Laboratory

What’s that purple goo coming out of that big slug’s rear end? Oww! That crayfish pinched me again! Read More »

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