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Multi-tasking - A Myth/Not

Multi-tasking is one of the buzz word in today’s busy world. We also live in a world where lot of work is happening in the area of neuroscience. 395 more words

Could We Ever Bring Back Alzheimer's Patients' Memories?

We spend our whole lives collecting memories. To many of us, these are far more precious than any of our material possessions. Perhaps this is why diseases like Alzheimer’s that rob us of our memories feel especially tragic and frightening. 1,481 more words

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Joshua Fuller '17 Selected for $5K Graduate Fellowship

College Station, TX –¬†Joshua Fuller ’17 of Flagstaff, AZ, has been awarded a Graduate Fellowship worth $5,000 by The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.¬† 417 more words

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Why Your Bad Memory Can Be a Good Thing, According to Science

You know those people who always boast about having a perfect memory? Maybe they shouldn’t, because having total recall is totally overrated. That’s according to a… 582 more words

Transcription factor repairs neurons

The optic nerve is vital for vision — damage to this critical structure can lead to severe and irreversible loss of vision. Fengfeng Bei, PhD, a principal investigator in the Department of Neurosurgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and his colleagues want to understand why the optic nerve — as well as other parts of the central nervous system including the brain and spinal cord — cannot be repaired by the body. 344 more words

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New article from Dr. Cabrera in 'AJOB Neuroscience'

Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera has a new article in AJOB Neuroscience, titled “Beyond the Technology: Attribution and Agency in Treatments for Mental Disorders.” This publication from Dr. 74 more words