October 18, 2016

The Anxious Brain: The Neuroscience of Phobias


Joseph E. Ledoux, Ph.D., Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Science, New York University; and Daniel S. Pine, M.D., Chief, Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, discuss why phobias arise, the damage they can do, and how best to treat them. This event was part of the Neuroscience and Society series, supported by AAAS and the Dana Foundation.
September 28, 2016

Closing the Language Skills Gap Among Children


Many children are at a disadvantage even before they walk into an early Head Start or pre-K program.What do we know and what can be done to mitigate the long-term effects of this deficit? Learn more about the latest research, the emerging “home training for parents,” and the policy issues surrounding this disparity. This event was part of the Neuroscience and Society series, supported by AAAS and the Dana Foundation.
September 07, 2016

Moving Toward a Healthy Brain


It’s no secret that exercise and physical activity are central to public health. But does a healthy body equal a healthy brain? This Capitol Hill Briefing took place September 7, 2016; panelists were Arthur Kramer, PhD; Jim Koenig, PhD; and Sarah Ingersoll, MS, MBA, RN.
July 06, 2016

Zika: Advancements in Research to Tackle the Virus


Zika: Advancements in Research to Tackle the Virus. Capitol Hill Briefing on Wednesday, July 6, 2016.
June 15, 2016

Growing Older and Cognition: What Science Has to Offer


How we age is not fixed. There are things we can do to mitigate the harsh effects that aging can have on our brains, on the way we think, understand, learn, and remember. This event was part of the Neuroscience and Society series, supported by AAAS and the Dana Foundation.
June 07, 2016

Successful Ageing 2016


Professor Richard Faragher, University of Brighton, spoke at the annual Successful Ageing program titled "Live Longer, Live Well - Seize the Day!" at the Royal Society in London, England on June 7, 2016. The event was jointly organized by the European Dana Alliance for the Brain and The University of the Third Age.
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