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About Brain and Nervous System

The nervous system processes information gathered by our senses, controls the functions of organs, and enables thoughts, memories, and feelings. It is made up of the central nervous system—the brain and spinal cord—and the peripheral nervous system—the vast network of neurons (nerve cells) that communicates messages throughout the body.  Because the nervous system is integral to every part of life, its disorders and diseases are often quite serious. Research into the nervous system could offer insights into many areas of health and wellness, such as the ability to move and control the body (epilepsy, balance disorders, Parkinson’s, etc.), impairments of memory and thought (Alzheimer’s, concussions, etc.), and conditions that impair both movement and thinking (e.g. stroke).

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RELATED RESEARCH AREAS:
  Parkinson's Disease, Stroke, Balance Disorders, Alzheimer's Disease, Other Brain and Nervous System, Epilepsy, Concussion

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