Neuroscience in the News

Data from Mental Work project, conducted as an experimental artwork at EPFL's Artlab, indicates that BMI is robust and accessible to the general public, spurring new research collaborations in Switzerland on user experience.
  • 08 Jul 2019
  • Medical Xpress
You might be familiar with the 'uncanny valley' effect, where a computer-generated character or robot looks almost human but with enough of a gap to a real person to leave you feeling uneasy.
  • 08 Jul 2019
  • Science Alert
Why do most change management efforts fail?
  • 03 Jul 2019
  • Forbes
Patients who are brain-injured and unresponsive may appear unconscious, but a study repurposed a widely-used technology to demonstrate that the brains of some of these patients are still active.
  • 01 Jul 2019
  • NPR
It is plain to see that the world moves pretty fast — but the human brain moves even faster to see.
  • 01 Jul 2019
  • Medical Xpress
When lean mice become obese, neurons linked to feeding change their gene expression and activity levels.
  • 01 Jul 2019
  • Science
Neural processing centers repeat recent sequences of events to lay down new memories used for abstract thought
  • 28 Jun 2019
  • Scientific American
There are hundreds of thousands of distinct colors and shapes that a person can distinguish visually, but how does the brain process all of this information?
  • 28 Jun 2019
  • Medical Xpress
Japanese researchers report functional neural networks derived from artificially grown, 3-D tissue cultures.
  • 27 Jun 2019
  • Medical Xpress
The theory that Parkinson's disease can start in the gut has gained further support in a recent study in mice.
  • 27 Jun 2019
  • Medical News Today
With the ability to use tools, solve complex puzzles, and even play tricks on humans just for funsies, octopuses are fiercely smart.
  • 26 Jun 2019
  • Science Alert
I first learned about drug discovery and development in the mid-1990s when two of my sons were diagnosed with a brutal, untreatable genetic disease called ataxia-telangiectasia (A-T).
  • 26 Jun 2019
  • STAT

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