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 […]

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). […]

Addressing the MOOC Gender Gap

Posted on Sep 22, 2014
Addressing the MOOC Gender Gap

Photo by Chagin/Thinkstock Research shows that girls interested in science classes are influenced by factors such as how many other females are present in the classroom. The MOOC Gender Gap

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

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!

The Weird Way Women Downplay Their Success

Posted on Jan 14, 2014
The Weird Way Women Downplay Their Success

This video from DiscoveryNews.com demonstrates that something as simple as a woman’s speech pattern can set her apart from her male counterparts in important, and potentially detrimental, ways.

Why Are There Still so Few Women in Science?

Posted on Jan 3, 2014
Why Are There Still so Few Women in Science?

An intriguing article written by a woman who has experienced first-hand how difficult it is to be a female in a male-dominated field. New York Times