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The brain as a steering center

In this video, dr. Julia Jaroslawska discusses some characteristics of the brain and its role as steering center, including neuroendocrine axes.

This video continues our introduction to the brain.

Julia Jarosławska discusses more aspects of the blood-brain barrier, as well as introduces new elements such as the neuroendocrine axes and their role in regulating energy metabolism and homeostasis.

This is the second of the three steps that make up our introduction to the brain and its metabolism. We hope that the bases we are laying in this activity are interesting and will be useful to the subsequent neuroscientific and biological topics, discussed in weeks 2, 4 and 5.

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