By Bruce Goldman
Ever wonder why people talk with their hands? We all do -- across cultures, throughout history. Now, a serendipitous discovery building on years of meticulous work tells us what may be the reason -- or at least a reason -- for it.
Two pioneering scientists who transformed the fields of artificial intelligence and gene editing discuss the impacts of their technologies and the ethics of scientific discovery leading up to a public talk later this month.
As children transition from adolescence to adulthood, their brains can grow electrical insulation that supports reading and facial recognition, according to research from the Stanford Psychology Department.
Scott Linderman, a new assistant professor of statistics, works at the intersection of statistics, computer science and neuroscience. He explains why the three fields need to work together to better understand the brain.