[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 neuroscientist
Kelly G. Lambert, a neuroscientist at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, studies parenting behavior in lab animals.Do Hands-On Dads Raise Healthier Kids?
June 15, 2014
In his new book, Ignorance, neuroscientist Stuart Firestein goes where most academics dare not venture.Stuart Firestein, Author of ‘Ignorance,’ Says Not Knowing Is the Key to Science
April 22, 2012
Joy Hirsch, a neuroscientist at Columbia who was not involved in this research, remarked on the usefulness of its finding.Depression Is Linked to Hyperconnectivity of Brain Regions, a New Study Shows
February 21, 2012
Joy Hirsch, a neuroscientist at Columbia University, weighed in over email.Did Penn State's Sex-Abuse Case Bring On the Death of Joe Paterno?
January 23, 2012
A while after that, a neuroscientist from Princeton came to dinner.A Widow's Tale
February 15, 2011
- the study of the anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and pharmacology of the nervous system
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Word Origin and History for neuroscientist
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- Any of the sciences, such as neuroanatomy and neurobiology, that deal with the nervous system.
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