Anthony Shook is a doctoral candidate in the department of communication sciences and disorders at Northwestern University. His research investigates bilingualism and what it can reveal about language, with a focus on how two or more languages interact at multiple levels of processing and the effect of this interaction on the language system. Mr. Shook uses behavioral and neurological methods, as well as computational modeling, to explore the form and architecture of the bilingual language comprehension system. (September 2012)
FAQ: Applying for Planning Grants for Future Dana Centers for Neuroscience & Society
Answers to frequently asked questions about the summer 2022 request for proposals for planning for future Dana Centers for Neuroscience & Society
Poverty and the Developing Brain
Evidence continues to mount that the brains of children living in poverty show tangible harm. Our authors explain the challenges and the necessary steps needed to build a healthier society.
Our thoughts, feelings, and beliefs about pain can affect the actual physical pain that we feel. What does pain look like in the brain, and how are new research findings leading to effective new treatments?
The Miracle of Light
A Q&A with Karl Deisseroth, a winner of the 2021 Lasker Prize in Basic Medical Research for his pivotal work in optogenetics and author of the widely praised book, Projections: A Story of Human Emotions.
Sleep’s Dark and Silent Gate
Neuroscientists around the globe have new tools to help them study the integral role that sleeps plays in memory. But they agree that there are still many questions to be answered.
Poetry of the BrainThis year’s winning entries on the 20th anniversary of the annual Neuroscience for Kids Poetry Contest
This year’s winning entries on the 20th anniversary of the annual Neuroscience for Kids Poetry Contest, which is designed to help kids learn about the brain through creative writing.
Mental Health for RefugeesClinical Corner
All refugees fleeing armed conflict and danger share the same, almost unbearable human anguish, thirst for justice, and for the fraternity of others more fortunate.
The Debate Over Safe Injection SitesNeuroethics Viewpoint
A federal law against “facilitating illegal drug use” hampers efforts by New York and other states to maintain overdose prevention centers.
Editor’s Note: A Final Good-Bye
Words of thanks and farewell from Cerebrum Editor Bill Glovin
Cerebrum Spring 2022 Issue
Table of contents, with links, for this issue of Cerebrum's emagazine