Neuroscience in Society

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Neuroscience has a profound ability to alter society, but who makes sure it changes society for the better?
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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Get to know of some of today’s female neuroscientists and learn more about their life’s work.
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Video games might offer cognitive benefits like increased hand-eye coordination and visual perception skills.
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The pitch is appealing: sharpen your mind with a few minutes of brain games each day. Unfortunately, science suggests this promise is probably too good to be true.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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People with dementia can still recognize their favorite tunes, even when they remember little else leading researchers to investigate the potential of music therapy for Alzheimer’s disease.
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Don’t forget Brain Awareness Week is coming up in March. This year be fully prepared with these resources.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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Rediscover our most popular content published in 2018.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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Understanding the brain science behind human behavior can help us create a fairer legal system.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.