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Are consumers more likely to buy if they see the price before the product, or vice versa? Uma Karmarkar and colleagues scan the brains of shoppers to find out.
Dec 16 2014 | Stanford News
Stanford University will lead a 100-year effort to study the long-term implications of artificial intelligence in all aspects of life.
A talk with Peter Jonas, a professor Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria, about his research on GABAergic interneurons, linking molecular properties of neuronal subtypes to their greater circuit function, and the challenges of building an...
Brain cells called microglia chew up toxic substances and cell debris, calm inflammation and make nerve-cell-nurturing substances. New research shows that keeping them on the job may prevent neurodegeneration.
New stroke care strategies for prevention, acute treatment and post-stroke care could lower U.S. health-care costs by as much as $1.6 billion per year.
Dec 8 2014 | The Telegraph
Alzheimer's could be prevented and even cured by boosting the brain's own immune response, scientists at Stanford University believe. A drug which boosts the brain's immune response may prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease, scientists believe.
Dec 4 2014 | Stanford Report
Using ultrasound to deliver power wirelessly, Stanford researchers are working on a new generation of medical devices that would be planted deep inside the body to monitor illness, deliver therapies and relieve pain.
A talk with Sabine Kastner, a professor of psychology at the Center for the Study of Brain, Mind, and Behavior at Princeton University. In this episode, we will talk about Dr. Kastner’s transition from philosopher to experimental scientist, studying attention in visual processing networks, the...
A new study has found that expert pilots’ brains process visual data more efficiently, allowing them time to make better decisions when landing.
Stanford President John Hennessy on neuroscience: "It is the ultimate interdisciplinary field, and Stanford's neuroscientists—more than 100 throughout the university—are working with psychologists, engineers, computer scientists, physicists and other specialists to piece together the...