by Carl Sherman
Many researchers at a New York Academy of
Sciences symposium described a “nexus of nutrition, aging, and dementia.” by Guy McKhann, MD
By Moheb Costandi
Drawing from research and writings past and present, Dr. McKhann assesses the field of psychiatry, now a mainstream specialty.
From our free print publication, Brain in the News.
Nobel Prize winner John O’Keefe described the path to our understanding of how
place works in the brain during a special lecture celebrating the British
Neuroscience Association’s 50th year. by Moheb Costandi
Recent research reveals the neural
mechanisms underlying the transition from voluntary to compulsive drug-taking.
Scientists and neuroethicists argued what could be done to help people and
society during a symposium at the BNA Festival of Neuroscience.by Jim Schnabel
Dana grantee Kevin J. Tracey, a pioneer of “bioelectric medicine,” and his colleagues are testing vagus nerve stimulation devices for possible use in severe rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions. One
of our series of Scientist Q&As.by Marisa M. Silveri, Ph.D.
Wrong-headed teen behavior isn’t due necessarily to a lack of knowing right from wrong, but rather an inability to hold back the wrong answer or behavior.
One of our series of Reports on Progress.
The Science Museum in London has officially announced the new Dana Library and Research Centre, opening in late 2015.by Kayt Sukel
A recent survey suggests that neuromyths are more pervasive
in the educational community than we might think, and this may work against
academic achievement. We investigate some of the most common myths,
explaining their scientific origins and realities. One of our series of briefing papers.