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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...
Brains & Bourbon: Shots! is a short form version of our show Brains & Bourbon, where we sit down with a neuroscientist to discuss their work and share their favorite cocktail.
In this first episode of Shots!, we chat with graduate student Matt Figley about using yeast to model complex...
Nov 26 2014 | Stanford Report
Election as an AAAS fellow is an honor bestowed upon members of the association by their peers.
Nov 25 2014 | Stanford Report
Patrick Suppes' long career at Stanford began in 1950. As both a philosopher and scientist, he influenced a large number of fields. Drawing on his experience as an army meteorologist, he once compared predicting the weather to economics, both handling a vast flow of non-experimental data. As a...
Nov 25 2014 | Stanford Report
An interdisciplinary team of scientists has convened to map the origins of mental illnesses in the brain and develop noninvasive technologies to treat the conditions. The collaboration could lead to improved treatments for depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Since President Obama announced the launch of the federal BRAIN Initiative in April 2013, research efforts have been underway to revolutionize our understanding of that important organ.
Bill Newsome talks about the future of neuroscience and SNI's Big Ideas with Paul Costello in a 1:2:1 Podcast.
Nov 24 2014 | The Washington Post
Researchers following adolescent and pre-adolescent healthy daughters of mothers with a history of depression, have found that the chromosomes of these high-risk girls show signs of cellular aging.
Nov 21 2014 | Stanford Report
As methods of imaging the brain improve, neuroscientists and educators can now identify changes in children's brains as they learn, and start to develop ways of personalizing instruction for kids who are falling behind.
Nov 20 2014 | Stanford Report
Results from a brain-imaging study led scientists into a medical mystery going back to 1881, involving a disputed brain pathway discovered by one scientist and ignored by others. The team rediscovered the pathway's original publication in texts in the basement of Lane Medical Library and traced the...