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 Dirk Hanson
Want to travel to Mars? Bring empathy, communication skills; expect trouble with seeing, thinking—and keeping food down.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 Jeremy Shere
Researchers are teasing out brain areas and networks that respond to threats, real and imagined.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.