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Stanford researchers are using specially equipped mouth guards to measure how concussion happens during head impacts in high school football players.

Stanford researchers are using specially equipped mouth guards to measure how concussion happens during head impacts in high school football players.

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The Camarillo lab uses alignment simulations, including a version that mimics a woodpecker, to study the role of neck muscles in concussion prevention.

The Camarillo lab uses alignment simulations, including a version that mimics a woodpecker, to study the role of neck muscles in concussion prevention.

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How risky are roller coasters for the human brain? A team of Stanford engineers rode roller coasters for science, hoping to find out.

How risky are roller coasters for the human brain? A team of Stanford engineers rode roller coasters for science, hoping to find out.

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Brain regions not directly involved in the receipt of pain signals play a key role in the perception of pain, and show the importance of non-drug therapies.

Brain regions not directly involved in the receipt of pain signals play a key role in the perception of pain, and show the importance of non-drug therapies.

How our brains blend cues from multiple senses to estimate our speed and position in space depends on where we are and how fast we seem to be moving.

How our brains blend cues from multiple senses to estimate our speed and position in space depends on where we are and how fast we seem to be moving.

William Newsome is a world-class neurobiologist and a Christian. He talked to Stanford News about how his faith helped inspire his interest in the brain and what he sees as the real and imagined tensions between faith and science.

William Newsome is a world-class neurobiologist and a Christian. He talked to Stanford News about how his faith helped inspire his interest in the brain and what he sees as the real and imagined tensions between faith and science.

Blood cells to neurons in just three weeks? Stanford researchers pull off an amazing biological transformation that could transform research into neurological disorders such as schizophrenia and autism.

Blood cells to neurons in just three weeks? Stanford researchers pull off an amazing biological transformation that could transform research into neurological disorders such as schizophrenia and autism.

Stanford researchers set out to test a seminal theory of Parkinson’s disease and several related conditions. What they found is more complex than anyone had imagined.

Stanford researchers set out to test a seminal theory of Parkinson’s disease and several related conditions. What they found is more complex than anyone had imagined.

The discovery, in mice, of a pair of nerve clusters regulating fearful versus bold responses to a visual threat could help people with excessive anxiety, phobias or post-traumatic stress disorder lead more normal lives.

The discovery, in mice, of a pair of nerve clusters regulating fearful versus bold responses to a visual threat could help people with excessive anxiety, phobias or post-traumatic stress disorder lead more normal lives.