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Aug 24 2021 | Quanta Magazine
When neuroscientist Russell Poldrack of Stanford University used machine learning to sort a massive database of behavioral data, the categories that emerged did not seem to correspond to recognizable mental classifications, such as learning or memory.
Aug 5 2021 | GEN Genetic and Bioengineering News
Studies in live mice by Stanford University School of Medicine investigators have shown how epileptic seizures trigger the rapid synthesis and release of an endocannabinoid compound, 2-arachidonoylglycerol, or 2-AG, which is mimicked by marijuana’s most psychoactive component
Aug 5 2021 | Wired
Robert Sapolsky, comments on a study that found rats categorize other rats into “us” and “them.”
Jul 31 2021 | Live Science
A complex system in the brain that keeps gymnasts balanced can get out of whack, says Kelli Moran-Miller of Stanford Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Jul 18 2021 | Business Insider
Wu Tsai Neuro member David Eagleman says the internet, including screens, has unlocked a much richer level of education for children today.
Jul 16 2021 | Undark
Deisseroth, a professor at Stanford University, is best known for developing new and influential technologies for studying the brain. But in this book he draws from his work as an emergency psychiatrist at a hospital in Silicon Valley, and explores how confronting people in crisis influenced the...
Jun 24 2021 | ABC 7 News
Researchers at Stanford Medicine have discovered a possible link to the "brain fog" that some COVID-19 patients have experienced.
Jun 23 2021 | The Mercury News
Stanford researchers find signs of inflammation in donated brains
Jun 18 2021 | Science News
A method called optogenetics offers insights into memory, perception and addiction
Jun 17 2021 | Nature Portfolio
The ability to see and recognize objects is crucial for human behavior.