Around age 13, kids’ brains shift from focusing on their mothers’ voices to favor new voices, part of the biological signal driving teens to separate from their parents, a Stanford Medicine study has found.
Researchers at the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute’s NeuroChoice Initiative examine fundamental questions underlying addiction from numerous points of view, bridging molecules and neural circuits with individuals and even policy.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) plays a central role in the quest to understand the brain, but researchers not experienced with the technique may find the technology and its physics intimidating. The Neuroscience Preclinical Imaging Laboratory (NPIL) at the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute aims to...
Wu Tsai Neuro interdisciplinary postdoctoral scholar Boxuan Zhao tells us about designing new tools to create a 'blueprint' for the brain and and the surprising common ground between his passions for chemical biology, triathlon and scuba diving.
Ten images have been selected as winners of the inaugural Andrew Olson Scientific Image Awards, presented by the Neuroscience Microscopy Service (NMS) and sponsored by the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute and Carl Zeiss.