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Mar 21 2016 | National Geographic Channel
In this Brain Game, Jason Silva and Dr. Allison Okamura show us how conflicting information can trick our senses into believing lies.
Mar 21 2016 | The Washington Post
Marijuana legalization is often touted as a sure route to ending racial disparities in pot-related arrests. But a just-released study indicates that African Americans in legalization states continue to endure marijuana arrests at a higher rate than people of other races.
Mar 17 2016 | Cognitive Neuroscience Society
This year’s recipient of the CNS George A. Miller Prize, Wandell of Stanford University has recently turned his interests to reading and the developing brain. His latest work includes a longitudinal study of children aged 8 to 12 years old, in which he and colleagues have been measuring the...
Mar 16 2016 | SFGate
Jet lag affects up to 95 percent of the millions of U.S. travelers who fly across time zones each year, generally leaving them fatigued, lacking in concentration and feeling unwell overall. Medical experts offer a list of strategies to minimize its symptoms, and light has long been considered as...
Mar 4 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Humphreys, an affiliated faculty member of Stanford Health Policy, told an audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, recently that the better approach to public-health campaigns are those tailored to the realities of the human brain.
Mar 3 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Tom Clandinin, PhD, a Stanford professor of neurobiology, chose neuroscience: “Because the brain is the most complicated organ in the body, I became excited about how it develops,” he says in this video.
Mar 1 2016 | Stanford Medicine
Take a group of 8-year-olds. Give them a set of standardized tests, as well as brain MRI scans. Which one better predicts their math ability at age 14?
Mar 1 2016 | Stanford Medicine
Life while facing death
Mar 1 2016 | Stanford Medicine
How neuroscience could determine your mental health treatment
Feb 25 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Mechanical Engineer Ellen Kuhl, PhD, is studying the physical forces that affect how the brain functions, particularly the way it creates those complex folds we’re used to seeing.