Susan Gaidos

  • Freelance Writer

Susan Gaidos is a Maine-based science writer with a special interest in cell biology and neuroscience. She is a contributing correspondent for Science News, and has written for a number of publications, including New Scientist, Dallas Morning News, The Scientist, Science World and Science News for Kids.

Articles by Susan Gaidos

A catalog of all of the connections in the human brain may be possible with new technological advances.
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Becoming a parent can induce significant changes in the brain.
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A good night's sleep can strengthen memories and promote creative thinking.
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Research using ferrets is providing a window into brain development that could lead to insights into conditions from autism to brain injury.
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Scientists don't claim to know how people determine right from wrong. However, they can study how the brain responds when an individual judges another's actions.
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For all the comparisons made, your brain is not actually like a computer. This makes designing a machine that performs like a human tricky.
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