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Encyclopedia Articles (7)

3,372 words, approx. 12 pages
Brain Structures and Drugs Psychoactive or behaviorally active drugs are substances that alter internal and external behavioral processes including activity levels, moods and feelings. As a result of ... Read more
1,936 words, approx. 7 pages
Imaging Techniques: Visualizing the Living Brain Images of the human BRAIN constructed using sophisticated computer systems have proven valuable for studying the effects of abused drugs. Nuclear medic... Read more
412 words, approx. 2 pages
Imaging Techniques: Visualizing the Living Brain Computer systems can construct images of the human brain. These noninvasive procedures are valuable for studying how abused drugs affect the brain. Ima... Read more
1,680 words, approx. 6 pages
Advances in Understanding Brain Behavior in Animals Overview Understanding the behavior of animals is essential to the work of scientists today. Animal models are used in many areas to study anatomy a... Read more
1,042 words, approx. 4 pages
Brain With its hundreds of billions of interconnectednerve cells, or neurons, continuously transmitting electrochemical signals to each other, the human brain is the most complex object yet discovered... Read more
24,412 words, approx. 82 pages
Synapse Neurons give rise to processes known as dendrites and axons that form a complex network of interconnections throughout the brain at specialized sites called synapses. Around the turn of the ni... Read more
1,405 words, approx. 5 pages
Brain Part of the central nervous system located in the skull. Controls mental and physical actions of the organism. The brain, with the spinal cord and network of nerves, controls information flow th... Read more
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