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Apr 18 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
Stanford neuroscientist and psychiatrist Robert Malenka, MD, PhD, launched his address at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland earlier this year with a big question: “Why do we do the things that we do?”
Apr 12 2016 | Stanford Medicine - Scope
What happens when two Nobel Laureates get talking? They hatch a crazy plan to take teeny tiny diamonds from crude oil and – presto change-o – turn them into a novel way of imaging molecules and structures in the brain.
Apr 8 2016 | KQED Science
Stanford researchers developed facial-recognition software specifically for Google Glass. The software acts as a coach, helping the kids search for and correctly identify emotions expressed on people’s faces.
Apr 6 2016 | Stanford Medicine
How health data provided by patients adds up to better care
Mar 30 2016 | The Stanford Daily
Diogo Peixoto, is a sixth-year Ph.D. candidate in neurobiology, is researching the neural basis for perceptual decision making and the brain circuits that combine visual information to make categorical decisions. The Daily spoke with Diogo about his experiences in the lab and the path that led him...
Mar 29 2016 | San Francisco Chronicle
The Stanford football team’s Rose Bowl championship season might have ended differently without the help of technology that employs virtual reality goggles to quickly diagnose concussions. (Subscription required)
Mar 25 2016 | San Francisco Business Times
With two big neurosciences facilities in the works, the Bay Area’s premier medical campuses are seeking to lead a revolution in brain research that could herald new treatments for autism, Alzheimer’s and other maladies. (Subscription Required)
Mar 23 2016 | The Atlantic
If the Stanford rats are any indicator, it’s a choice whose outcome can be predicted and controlled.
Mar 23 2016 | THE NEW YORK TIMES
When people make risky decisions, like doubling down in blackjack or investing in volatile stocks, what happens in the brain?
Mar 21 2016 | Scientific American
A journal article says herpes virus and Lyme disease bacteria are behind the mind-robbing illness, but not all researchers are convinced