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The fast-acting drug offers a new way to treat depression and fathom its origins. Recent approval of a nasal spray promises to expand access, but much remains unknown.
  • Knowable Magazine
Adderall and similar drugs are used to help treat narcolepsy, depression, and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder. But how does it work?
  • American Chemical Society
  • 3 min
New technologies are giving children who are deaf a chance to hear.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 10 min
Hugh Herr is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature's own designs.
  • TED
  • 19 min
Learn about the National Eye Institute’s effort to restore vision in difficult-to-treat eye diseases.
  • National Eye Institute
  • 4 min
As we turn the page on 2014, here’s a list of some of the year’s highlights in neuroscience.
Are we asking the right questions about smart drugs?
  • Wellcome Trust
The cochlear implant is a near-miraculous device, widely considered the most effective brain-machine interface technology yet developed. Now, researchers are working to make this very good implant even better.
  • The Dana Foundation
Fight a zombie apocalypse while learning about neuroscience.
  • PBS
With this informative website, learn more about epilepsy and seizures.
  • Kids Health
Three neuroscientists discuss how addiction is a disease of the brain, as well as prospects for improved pharmacological treatments.
  • The Kavli Foundation
Guys who need it have Viagra; Ladies with the similar needs have nothing now that the FDA has denied approval of a new drug, flibanserin, which would treat sexual dysfunction in women.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Learn how bionics are changing people's lives today: helping the blind see, the deaf hear, and a woman with one arm fold her shirts.
  • National Geographic