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 Featured News and Articles

"Dementia Decoded" is a five-part podcast series produced by The New York Academy of Sciences and funded by the Dana Foundation.
•  Cerebrum Anthology 2014 is now available for purchase on Amazon! The book offers timely and provocative ideas in neuroscience and book reviews from a cross-section of prominent neuroscientists, including recent Nobel Prize winners Edvard and May-Britt Moser, Miguel A.L. Nicolelis, and Temple Grandin. Contact for review copies.
Dana grantee Kevin J. Tracey, a pioneer of “bioelectric medicine,” and his colleagues are testing vagus nerve stimulation devices for possible use in severe rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions. Read about their work in our new Scientist Q&A, “Targeting Inflammatory DiseasesWith Electrical Signals.”
Congratulations to Moie Uesugi and Christian Gonzalez, the first and second place winners of our Design a Brain Experiment competition for high school students. Read about their scientific inspirations and aspirations on our blog.
Briefing paper: "When the Myth is the Message: Neuromyths and Education