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Neuroscience: Overview

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Neuroscience is the study of the nervous system, which includes the brain, spinal cord, and the networks of sensory nerve cells, or neurons, throughout the body. The NICHD supports a wide range of research in the neurosciences, particularly as they relate to development and rehabilitation.

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Common Name

  • Neuroscience

Medical or Scientific Name

  • Neuroscience
Last Updated Date: 04/03/2013
Last Reviewed Date: 09/27/2013