by Moheb Costandi
Teachers want to take advantage of what we’ve
learned about the brain and learning, but don’t always know how to tell what is
solid science. Researchers at BNA 2017 Festival of Neuroscience described
studies in classrooms themselves that show promise.by Moheb Costandi
People with a variety of disorders, from neurological
to psychiatric, share troubles with motivation, especially apathy and
described how they are connecting the dots between symptoms and brain mechanisms
during the BNA 2017 Festival of Neuroscience. by Neil Garrett, Ph.D.
by Kayt Sukel
Once people start lying, they are often more willing to lie for higher and higher stakes. Some of their willingness is due to external factors, but a new line of research is teasing out internal factors, as well.
The drug has shown promise in treating depression and extinguishing fearful memories. Could it also prevent the descent from fearful memory to full-blown disorder?by Kayt Sukel
Though most people in the US consider 18 to be the age maturity is reached, developmental neuroscientists say there isn’t a one size fits all age, nor a one size fits all method to measure it. In our new briefing paper, we explore how new scientific findings regarding the brain, adolescence, and neurodevelopment are informing law and policy across the country.by Guy McKhann, M.D.
Now is not the time to cut funding for medical research. Our monthly column, by Guy McKhann, MD, in Brain in the News.