Cerebrum Winter 2021 Issue
The Promise of Big Data Imaging for Mental Health
Knowledge gleaned from big data and advances in neuroimaging have provided new insights into the workings of the brain. Our author, founding director of the Center for Translational Research in Neuroimaging and Data Science, traces the evolution of these two evolving fields.
Your Brain on Food
Science is increasingly unpacking the ways that diet influences cognitive function and emotional well-being. Growing evidence suggests that the right diet may in fact mitigate some of the ill effects of stress on the brain, while the wrong diet may worsen the effects.
Marijuana: Young Minds and Other ConcernsNeuroethics Viewpoint
Any ethical evaluation of marijuana policies should consider the latest scientific understanding of marijuana’s effects on cognitive abilities on adolescents and its potential downstream impacts on education, employment, job performance, and income.
Podcast with Catherine Woolley, Author of His and Hers: Sex Differences in the Brain
Catherine Woolley, Ph.D., author of our Cerebrum cover story, “His and Hers: Sex Differences in the Brain,” discusses what the research has told us so far and why more research is desperately needed.
Podcast with Vince Calhoun, Author of The Promise of Big Data Imaging for Mental Health
Cerebrum author Vince Calhoun discusses his pioneering research and the evolution of a growing field that has enormous potential to have an impact of both mental health and neurodegenerative treatment.