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Neuroscience in the News Assignment Guidelines Due date: Tuesday November 22, 2011 Length: 1 page, single-sided, double-spaced in size 11 font (or similar) Bring printed hardcopy to class – no exceptions. Find a current news article about a recent neuroscience discovery, preferably something related to developmental neurobiology. This can be a finding that was presented at this year’s annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience ( http://sfn.org/am2011/ ). Write a brief summary of the article. If possible, connect the findings with topics discussed in this course (e.g. molecules, proliferation, axon growth, brain patterning, neurodevelopmental
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Unformatted text preview: disorders, etc.). • State why this particular study interests you. • Include the source of your article as well as the names of the scientists who performed the study (and their institutions, if available). Suggested sites to find articles: Society for Neuroscience webpage: http://sfn.org/am2011/ Orange County Register webpage: http://www.ocregister.com/ New York Times webpage: http://www.nytimes.com/ Los Angeles Time webpage: http://www.latimes.com/ Websites of foundations that support research in neuroscience Examples: Autism Speaks American Heart Association March of Dimes Foundation...
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