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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Check out the breaking neuroscience news from the Society for Neuroscience’s 2021 annual meeting.
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A series of preliminary reports shows the SARS-CoV-2 virus can infect neurons and disrupt brain signaling for months post-infection.
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The COVID-19 pandemic sparked increased interest in the effects of social isolation on our brains and mental health.
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Recording brain signals can help guide treatments following a stroke.
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Depending on the types of video games you play and time you spend playing, your brain may be changing in a variety of ways.
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Neuroscientists are learning how our brains process poetry and how poetry can change the way we learn about neuroscience.
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Our existing beliefs can distort the way we process information.
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And other neuroscience news in September 2021.
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Genes, hormones, and gender identity can shape our brains, but many studies of sex differences in the brain fail to account for these factors.
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Every year there are awards of all kinds that honor the work of neuroscientists. What do prizes mean for the winners, the field, and us?
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Many awards honor the work of researchers and physician scientists studying the brain. Here’s a look at just a few of the big prizes in neuroscience.
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The latest exhibit at Washington, D.C.’s ARTECHOUSE marries cutting-edge neuroscience and art.
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