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Interdisciplinary Postdocs and Brain Resilience Scholars will advance knowledge of brain health and aging.
Jan 17 2023 | Wu Tsai Neuro
Researchers at the the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute explain mechanisms behind the image-generating model DALL-E and its similarities to the human brain, and what to expect for the future of artificial intelligence in creative mechanisms.
Jan 9 2023 | Stanford Medicine
Children with autism have trouble identifying emotional tones because of differences in a brain region that processes social information, a Stanford Medicine study found.
Jan 9 2023 | Wu Tsai Neuro
Researchers at the the Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute are at the forefront of a seismic shift that’s putting a spotlight on once taboo psychedelic substances as a promising new frontier in psychiatric medicine.
Jan 4 2023 | Stanford HAI
Stanford researchers have created a set of open-source tools to measure therapists’ timing, responsiveness, and consistency to better understand what works.
Dec 19 2022 | Wu Tsai Neuro
New insights into the drivers of aging are emerging from research using an automated system for care and monitoring of hundreds of short-lived fish developed in the Wu Tsai Neuroscience Institute’s Sandbox Laboratory.
Dec 12 2022 | Wu Tsai Neuro
Stanford bioengineering professor Kwabena Boahen looks toward dendrites for a completely novel way of thinking about computer chips.
The Knight Initiative for Brain Resilience is proud to announce the recipients of its inaugural 2022 Innovation and Catalyst Grants. These 16 groundbreaking research projects will receive a total of $15.5 million to pursue fresh ideas in the science of healthy brain aging and spearhead innovative...
Dec 2 2022 | Scope Blog
In a study led by Wu Tsai Neuro affiliate Daniel Palanker, Stanford scientists have developed a retinal prosthesis with five times the resolution of existing prostheses, which could lead to greater use of the devices in clinical studies on humans.
Dec 1 2022 | Stanford News
The brains of adolescents who were assessed after the pandemic shutdowns ended appeared several years older than those of teens who were assessed before the pandemic. Until now, such accelerated changes in “brain age” have only been seen in children experiencing chronic adversity, such as neglect...