[noo r-oh-sahy-uh ns, nyoo r-]
- the field of study encompassing the various scientific disciplines dealing with the structure, development, function, chemistry, pharmacology, and pathology of the nervous system.
Origin of neuroscience
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Examples from the Web for neuroscience
The son of Taiwanese immigrants, he grew up in California and earned his PhD in neuroscience at Stanford.Meet the One Numbers-Cruncher Who Foresees Democrats Holding the Senate
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One of the professors of neuroscience and neurotechnology I worked with is very optimistic.How ‘Transcendence’ Director Wally Pfister Became Christopher Nolan’s Secret Weapon
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Tom LeClair on a confusing mix of neuroscience, George W. Bush, and unreliability.The Brain Man: What is E. L. Doctorow Up to?
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Foundations and private research institutions are also investing in the neuroscience that will advance the BRAIN Initiative.Thoughts on the BRAIN Initiative
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In other words, what does the future of neuroscience look like?The Big Idea: Werner Loewenstein’s ‘Physics in Mind’
February 8, 2013
- the study of the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology of the nervous system
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Word Origin and History for neuroscience
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- Any of the sciences, such as neuroanatomy and neurobiology, that deal with the nervous system.
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