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John Archie Pollock Receives 2020 SfN Science Educator Award
Interview with John Pollock on storytelling in science, the rewards of outreach, apps and other fun for pandemic sharing, and more.
Cristian Zaelzer-Perez Receives 2019 SfN Science Educator AwardReport from Neuroscience 2019
Interview with Cristian Zaelzer-Perez on his work bringing scientists and artists together to enrich one another.
Stefano Sandrone Receives 2019 SfN Science Educator AwardReport from Neuroscience 2019
Interview with Stefano Sandrone on how he got started in education, the importance of mentors, and more.
Fumiko Hoeft Receives 2018 SfN Science Educator AwardReport from Neuroscience 2018
Each year, the Society for Neuroscience recognizes outstanding neuroscientists who have strongly added to public education and awareness about the field.
Neuroscience and Society: Autism
Researchers have yet to find solid biomarkers or other internal signals to identify autism, so how do we define the disorder?
Sound Health: Shaping Our Children’s Lives Through Music Engagement
For a second year, the National Institutes of Health and the Kennedy Center for the Arts spent a weekend exploring the connections between music, the brain, and humanity.
Neuroscience and Society: Buildings and the Brain
Panelists at the American Association for the Advancement of Science described research and real-world examples of how changing aspects of our built environment can improve people’s mood, performance, and way-finding skills.
Neurotechnology and the Military
A recent Capitol Hill briefing in Washington, D.C., asked two experts to bring us up-to-speed on where research has taken neurotechnology over the course of six years.
Paula Croxson Receives 2017 SfN Science Educator AwardReport from Neuroscience 2017
This year’s Science Educator award was presented to Paula Croxson, D.Phil., for her outstanding work in adding to public education and awareness about neuroscience.
Neuroscience and Society: The Meditating Brain
A recent Neuroscience and Society event titled, “The Meditating Brain,” takes at closer look at the neurological impact of practices such as yoga, meditation, and prayer.