by Kayt Sukel
our understanding of the microbiome grows, we see a new opportunity for new
questions and new understanding of brain disorders ranging from autism and
depression,” says one researcher at the recent Society for Neuroscience annual
meeting. Others agree. by Kayt Sukel
Cambridge researchers using EEG find network activity differs among minimally conscious patients, and the possibility of predicting the potential to communicate even in non-responsive people.by Carl Sherman
A panel at the recent Aspen Brain Forum discussed how certain
social and psychological aspects of environment influence biology and behavior.by Carl Sherman
Speakers on an Aspen Brain Forum panel about nutrition focused on iron deficiency—the most common single nutrient deficiency in the world—and its effects on neurodevelopment.by Brenda Patoine
by Jim Schnabel
Dana grantee Beth Stevens, Ph.D., discusses the unexpected roles immune cells play in normal brain
development and disease. One
of our series of Scientist Q&As.
Studies suggest amyloid accumulates for 3 decades or more before dementia symptoms show.by Craig Stark, PhD
by Guy McKhann, MD
Our constant exposure to over-inflated claims of what technologies like neuroimaging can do are leading to a form of collective false memory in the form of an unreasonable expectation of what the technology can prove. One of our series of Reports on Progress.
The public is often sold the idea that brain games will increase intelligence and delay or reverse the negative cognitive effects of again. Some critics say they are worthless. What's the truth? From our free print publication, Brain in the News.