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The McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT is led by a team of world-renowned neuroscientists committed to meeting two great challenges of modern science: understanding how the brain works and discovering new ways to prevent and treat brain disorders.

This twenty-minute video provides viewers with an intimate tour of the McGovern Institute -- from our lab benches to our brain imaging center -- and it explores the tools and technologies our scientists are using to unlock the mystery of the human brain.

For more information about the McGovern Institute, please visit our website: http://web.mit.edu/mcgovern
See the original video and more on MIT TechTV - http://techtv.mit.edu/videos/4780

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