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The following NeuroAnimations were developed Dr. Trevor Gilbert of the Centre for Social Sciences - Psychology, Billy Cheung of Educational Media Development, and Stephen Nelson.

Fom this page you will be able to explore selected neurobiological simulations through interactive menus. By clicking on one of the images below you will be taken to the appropriate animated tutorial. Note that you can also access specific animations from the text menu found above. From each NeuroAnimation, selection of a specific topic from the menu will bring up the particular animation and will activate its corresponding textual information on the right hand side. Generally for more detailed information, you will want to view the BioTutorials. There you will find introductory commentaries, advanced information, supplementary resources, related links, and self-tests.

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