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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.
Feb 22 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Now, in a study published in Neuron, Stanford neuroscientist Ivan Soltesz, PhD, and his colleagues may have shown a way to enhance marijuana’s medical virtues by countering some of its troubling side effects.
Feb 19 2016 | MIT Technology Review
A breakthrough technology from neuroscience might allow blind people to see a monochromatic world.