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Neuroscience: How the Brain Works

Andrea Gaede
February 7, 2019
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This module provides a brief introduction to the brain and central nervous system. Dr. Andrea H. Gaede, a Science & Technology Policy Judicial Fellow from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), answers the following questions:

  • What are the major components of the central nervous system?
  • How do neurons communicate?
  • How do neural networks facilitate our interactions with the world around us?

Objective:

  • to gain a fundamental understanding of the brain’s structure and how the brain works

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