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How the allure of rational robots encouraged a young scientist to pursue research on decision-making.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
New studies have revealed that we don't know as much about the eye as we once thought.
  • Gatsby Charitable Foundation
As many as one in three patients report feeling better after receiving a drug that has no active ingredients.
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The 2016 Kavli Prize award winner in neuroscience encourages students to ask for advice.
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Nonprofit site to provide accurate information and educator resources to support growing public fascination with the wonders of the brain and mind and to help dispel neuromyths.
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The website offers a new way for people to learn more about how the brain works, how it drives thought and behavior, and its role in brain diseases and disorders.
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The discovery of a protein that gives jellyfish their colorful glow revolutionized scientists' view of the nervous system, allowing them to add color to what had only been seen in black and white.
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Joshua Foer describes the memory palace and shows off its most remarkable feature: anyone can learn how to use it, including him.
  • TED
Using gorgeous imagery, neuroscientist and TED Fellow Carl Schoonover shows the tools that let us see inside our brains.
  • TED
  • 5 min
Tali Sharot studies why our brains are biased toward optimism.
  • TED
  • 18 min
There are more than 1,000 brain-related diseases and disorders that affect nearly a billion people worldwide. View reports and findings about the impact of disease in regions worldwide.
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A neuroscientist digs below the surface to look for a new answer to a terrible problem.
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