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Sep 5 2018 | Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute
Stanford faculty Karl Deisseroth, Nolan Williams, Laura Roberts and Sergiu Pasca are featured in the documentary film "Minds Wide Open", showcasing exciting advances and tantalizing opportunities in brain science.
Sep 5 2018 | Stanford Magazine
After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, the former civil rights lawyer began creating provocative works of art from the scans of her own diseased brain.
Sep 4 2018 | Science
In 2007, Stanford University neuroscientist Ben Barres published an essay comparing the experiences of female and male scientists. What made this essay noteworthy was that he wrote from personal experience.
Sep 4 2018 | National Science Foundation
17 new projects support preparation of future leaders in the STEM workforce.
Aug 29 2018 | NPR
A new study suggests that ketamine, an increasingly popular treatment for depression, has something in common with drugs like fentanyl and oxycodone.
Aug 29 2018 | Palo Alto Online
County, Stanford hope to open clinics in San Jose, Palo Alto area.
Aug 28 2018 | Time
Having habits can often be a good thing. When you drive to work for example, the route becomes habit. But sometimes, habits can lead us astray—whether it’s turning to comfort food when we’re sad, or taking a cigarette break when stressed.
Aug 23 2018 | Time
Alia Crum, principal investigator at the Stanford Mind & Body Lab, who is studying placebo says "We view placebo effect as the product of your body’s ability to heal, which is activated by our mind-sets and expectations to heal, and shaped by medical ritual, branding of drugs and the words...
Aug 21 2018 |
A new Stanford-designed technology pairs Google Glass with a face-identifying AI app that tells wearers what emotions they’re seeing
Aug 20 2018 | SF Chronicle
Sometimes the enormous success of science leads to some wrong assumptions. In the case of brain science, the advent of sophisticated brain scans opened a window to the brain as never before.