The How of Tau
The debate over whether tau’s corruption is a cause or effect of the Alzheimer’s disease process is now all but over. In fact, its corruption seems to be a driver of disease not only in Alzheimer’s, but in more than half a dozen other tau-linked maladies. One of our series of briefing papers.
Thanks to a century of memory research, we know a good deal about its operation: what happens in the brain when we store facts, experiences, and skills in memory; what happens when we recall them. One of our series of primers.
Webcast: The Law to Neuroscience: Hold Up
Much of what we “know” from neuroscience research is not ready—yet—for use in the courtroom, argued panelists during a forum April 25 in Washington, DC. A webcast from the Neuroscience and Law series, sponsored by the Dana Foundation, AAAS, The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience, and the International Neuroethics Society.