Clear ContrastQ&A with Mikhail Shapiro, Ph.D.
By using tiny pockets of air instead of proteins to label cells, Dana Foundation Grantee Mikhail Shapiro’s lab found a new way to safely dive deep into living brains.
Redefining Justice: Updating Criminal Law to Reflect a New Understanding of the MindNeuroethics Essay Contest Winner, 2020
The winning entry in this year's Neuroethics Essay Contest, high-school category, is by Cherie Fernandes of the United States
Obesity, Cognition, and Society: Ethical Warnings from the Sordid History of Eugenics and Scientific RacismNeuroethics Essay Contest Winner, 2020
The winning entry in this year's Neuroethics Essay Contest, academic category, is by Sarah R. Zinn, University of Chicago
Neuroimaging: Many Analysts, Differing Results
70 teams processed the same collection of fMRI data – using different software, taking different steps, and setting different thresholds—and came to different conclusions more than half the time. With today’s huge datasets and multiple methods of analysis, it’s critical that researchers describe their methods precisely so others can reproduce their results.
Making the Most Out of Online LearningQ&A with Mariale Hardiman, Ed.D.
Online learning can be quite effective. Emotional connections with students are key to success, says Mariale Hardiman, Ed.D.—and parents don’t have to be teachers to help their children understand and apply what they are learning online.
Neuroscience Adapts to the Covid World
The impact has been sudden and unprecedented, shifting brain science research priorities, and sending shock waves through academia and the global research community.
Racing to Understand Covid-19 and the Brain
Scientists hope to uncover why the coronavirus sometimes presents neurological symptoms. But how similar is it to other viruses that can invade the nervous system?
That Feeling in Your Bones
Geneticist Gérard Karsenty at Columbia University Medical center turned to neuroscience to learn why our bones do much more than provide protection and support.
Emotional Intelligence Comes of Age
Marc Brackett and Christina Cipriano at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence trace the formation of a young ﬁeld and its growing impact on education and personal development.
Jumping the GunNeuroethics Viewpoint
While the mobilization of the world’s scientific community to understand Covid-19 is unprecedented in history, keep in mind that more than 4,000 papers—known as preprints—have yet to be peer-reviewed.