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His Stress, Her Stress
The New Neuroscience of Stress and Gender
Small Doses Matter
By Philip J. Landrigan, MD, MSc, FAAP — Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Learning from a Prodigy
The Science Behind the Feats of the Greatest Chess Player of All Time
Manoel Cortes Mendez
Unraveling the hidden systems of the brain
Slugging it out in neuroscience
In case you missed it
The Human Brain: Ultimate Supercomputer
What is brain-computer interface and how will it transform brain health?
Do it for the ‘Gram.
Why your outdated brain is making you unhappy and how to hack it.
What Do a Shark, Your Gut, and a Brain Disease Have in Common?
Dogfish sharks produce a remarkable antibacterial compound that could effectively treat Parkinson’s.
How Does Neuroscience Explain Spiritual and Religious Experiences?
Lost in the awe at the beauty around me, I must have slipped into a state of heightened awareness…It seemed to me, as I struggled afterward…
Could Video Games Cure Alzheimer’s?
One of the world’s top peer-reviewed journals thinks it’s possible
Who will use the open data?
Data labs, and the scant motivations for sharing data in basic science
Politics and the Neuroscience of Fear
By Diogo Gonçalves
Incepting Alphas: The Scientist Who’s Studying How to Turn Losers Into Winners
At least when it comes to male mice
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20 Steps For Deep Learning & Deep Work
Actively & Dynamically Engaging Your Quantum Brain.
Marina Rose, QDNA®
About Forgetting and Alzheimer Disease
This is a series of blog posts about the learnings and discoveries I made while studying Cognitive Psychology at the University of Berkeley…
Heading in the right direction: the brain’s internal compass
A tale of the invisible hand of theory in neuroscience
An Optimistic New Approach to Alzheimer’s
A neurologist who’s been specializing in dementia and memory loss for more than 20 years, Dr. Gayatri Devi rewrites the story of Alzheimer…
What use is neuroscience?
I love neuroscience. The brain is complicated and fascinating. A few hundred grams of fat, protein, salts and water is somehow home to our…
No, I Can’t Picture That: Living Without a Mind’s Eye
A writer with aphantasia on visual memory and imagination
Some limits on interpreting causality in neuroscience experiments
All our fiddling in the brain is supernatural
Breakups ain’t rocket science
As a single female with many single friends, breakups are often the subject of conversation. No two breakups are the same, and the people…
Rayna M Harris
Key Points in a Think Piece I Plan On Writing
Preface: You may think I’m crazy or spewing pseudoscience, but show me someone who understands the human brain and I’ll take back what I…
What Is The Amygdala?
The expansion and evolution of our brains can be likened to the growth of villages into vast sprawling cities over hundreds of years. We…
Why do we have a brain?
by ALEJANDRO GALVEZ-POL
Masturbation as Medicine
Too hot for UCLA: Nicole Prause wants you to have more orgasms … so she can study them.
Did I Do That?
How the brain learns causality
Theories of Mind