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For the latest breakthroughs, read these articles written by Bristol's brain researchers.


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The risks and benefits of taking these drugs.


Cognitive development

Foraging and spatial navigation in humans.


The cerebellum

The little brain and its amazing connections.


Difficult issues

Using animals in medical research.


Eye diseases

Ground-breaking treatments for eye diseases.


Repair and regeneration

Pioneering treatments for Parkinson's disease.


Eye movements

Find out how your brain controls your eye movements.


Easing the pain

Potential treatments for people with an extreme sensitivity to pain.



Breaking through the barriers of Autism.


Alzheimer's disease

New treatments and earlier diagnosis are on their way.


Brain tumours

Why are tumours of the pituitary gland so common?


Inside your brain

Can anyone's brain ever fully understand itself?