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Brain Awareness Week Recap: Thanks for a Great Week!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 20th anniversary of Brain Awareness Week! We are always inspired by our partners’ creativity and thrilled by the growing interest in neuroscience around the world. This year we had more than 740 registered … Continue reading

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Cerebral Malaria: A Wily Foe…8 Years Later

guest post by Kayt Sukel With today’s headlines awash with tales of measles and the Ebola virus, it can be easy to forget that malaria, an infectious disease caused by the protozoan parasite Plasmodium falciparum, remains one of the most … Continue reading

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Getting braiNY on the BioBus

This past Saturday a quirky, repurposed 1970’s transit bus was parked at Washington Square Park. If it weren’t for the calls of “come touch a real human brain” or “we’ve got microscopes,” I would have thought that it was Miss … Continue reading

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I’m All About the Base (Biobase)

On March 19th, I visited the Biobase, located in the Lower Eastside Girls Club Center for Community in New York. The Biobase is a science lab that offers after-school and summer programs for young girls interested in science. For Brain Awareness … Continue reading

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The Suzuki Method: Exercise and the Brain

After I’ve spent the majority of the day sitting at my desk or running around for work, it can be hard to muster up the will to exercise afterwards. While this comes easier to some than others, the positive feelings that … Continue reading

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