Neuro Book Review #1 by Tara Pattilachan

Posted on Jan 22, 2017

Books. Books. Books. They are one of the most indulging ways to learn, to explore, to reflect. This post is the first of our Neuro Book Review Series, through which we hope to share with you some gripping literature about the brain. Today, we’re joined with Tara Menon Pattilachan, writer of her beautiful blog, Neurologic. In this […]

Brain Bee Interview – Ana Ghenciulescu

Posted on Oct 30, 2016

The International Brain Bee (IBB) is the one and only neuroscience competition for 14-18 year-old students around the world. Currently, about 50,000 students from more than 50 nations participate each year, with more than 600 neuroscientists involved in organizing and judging. Back in July, I participated in the IBB as the English National Champion and […]

Brain Bee Interview – Jeremi Chabros

Posted on Aug 6, 2016

The International Brain Bee (IBB) is the one and only neuroscience competition for 14-18 year-old students around the world. Currently, about 50,000 students from more than 50 nations participate each year, with more than 600 neuroscientists involved in organising and judging. Back in July, I participated in the IBB as the English National Champion and […]

The Siena Project

Posted on Apr 18, 2016
The Siena Project

Forming Synapses: Teaching Neuroscience to High School Students Georgetown University researchers bring neuroscience to students with learning difficulties. By Gabrielle-Ann Torre At the Center for the Study of Learning (CSL) at Georgetown University, Dr. Guinevere Eden and her research team investigate the neural bases of typical and atypical reading development using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). […]

AspenBrainLab – Explore Your Brain!

Posted on Dec 1, 2014

This year’s AspenBrainLab featured eminent speakers discussing epigenetics and the role life choices can play in altering gene expression. Find all the lectures on the AspenBrainLab website.

The Synapse Project is “Inspiring the Future of Neuroscience!”

Posted on Jul 21, 2014
The Synapse Project is “Inspiring the Future of Neuroscience!”

          The Synapse Project was featured by the prestigious New York Academy of Sciences in one of their ‘Science and the City’ podcasts! Listen to the founder of The Synapse Project, Grace Greenwald, discuss how she is working to ‘inspire the future of neuroscience!’ The Synapse Project: Inspiring the Future of Neuroscience

Introducing the New Field of Bioelectronics

Posted on May 29, 2014

          Comparing the nervous system to a computer: can it be ‘hacked’ to induce healthy change? The New York Times features an article on the up and coming new field of Bioelectronics. The New York Times: Can the Nervous System be Hacked?

Women in Neuroscience: A Call to Action

Posted on Apr 30, 2014
Women in Neuroscience: A Call to Action

              A message from the President of the Society for Neuroscience on the current state of gender bias in her field. Message from the President: Women in Neuroscience: A Call to Action

The Synapse Project Featured in the Denver Post!

Posted on Mar 7, 2014

An article about The Synapse Project’s Virtual Field Trips in the Denver Post!

A Video Game that Trains Computers to Map the Brain

Posted on Jan 24, 2014
A Video Game that Trains Computers to Map the Brain

It’s citizen science at its best: in an effort to create a connectome of all the neurons and their connections in the retina, scientists at MIT created a video game-like overlay to get ordinary people to help them undertake the massive task. So far more than 70,000 people have furthered neuroscience by playing Eyewire! Article […]

The New Science of Mind

Posted on Sep 9, 2013
The New Science of Mind

Helen Mayberg featured in the New York Times!

A New Trend in Education: MOOCs

Posted on Jul 11, 2013
A New Trend in Education: MOOCs

MOOC: Massive Online Open Courses Hundreds of universities have begun to offer their courses free of charge in an online setting. In doing this, they have exponentially increased the number of people benefitting from their schools. There is an incredible variety of courses taught by esteemed professors. Classes can be interactive, and require presentations and conference calls […]

The Origin of Violence in the Brain

Posted on Jul 2, 2013
The Origin of Violence in the Brain

“Human behavior is determined by a combination of genetic and environmental influences governing brain structure and function. Violence, therefore, ultimately derives from the operations of the brain, and recognizing the importance of neurobiology will inform and invigorate study of this urgent problem.” -The Scientist.   The following articles share two different, interesting insights about how […]

Gender Gaps

Posted on Jul 2, 2013
Gender Gaps

Scientific American Magazine tries to uncover why more women withdraw from science than men. Access charts and a more in-depth article through the link below and by logging in to scientificamerican.com. >>link  

Mysterious Brain Circuitry Becomes Viewable

Posted on Jul 1, 2013
Mysterious Brain Circuitry Becomes Viewable

With the ultimate goal of understanding the connection between brain cells, behavior and disease, neuroscientists at Stanford university have developed a host of new techniques to map neural circuits. Read about their amazing discovery here: >> link

President Obama Hopes to Map the Human Brain

Posted on Feb 25, 2013
President Obama Hopes to Map the Human Brain

The Obama administration is planning a decade-long scientific effort to examine the workings of the human brain and build a comprehensive map of its activity, seeking to do for the brain what the Human Genome Project did for genetics.   >>link

Recent Discoveries in Parkinsons and MS

Posted on Jan 9, 2013
Recent Discoveries in Parkinsons and MS

Articles about the most recent and cutting edge discoveries in Parkinsons, MS, autoimmune diseases, and much more.   >>link 

Traffic Inside Your Brain

Posted on Jan 9, 2013
Traffic Inside Your Brain

    Visual representations and videos of the traffic inside your brain and inside neurons. Using bioluminescent proteins from a jellyfish, a team of scientists has lit up the inside of a neuron, capturing spectacular video footage that shows the movement of proteins throughout the cell. The video offers a rare peek at how proteins, […]

Interesting New Field in Neuroscience: Neuroethics

Posted on Jan 9, 2013
Interesting New Field in Neuroscience: Neuroethics

    A site about the interesting new field in neuroscience- neuroethics, covering the ethics of research related to neuroscience, and the ethical decisions our brain makes, and how. >> link

Online Medical Newspaper

Posted on Jan 9, 2013
Online Medical Newspaper

  An online medical newspaper connecting health and the brain in today’s world. >> link