It’s the Power of Love—in VolesQ&A with Zoe Donaldson, Ph.D.
What is attachment and how does it form? By imaging individual cells in the brains of prairie voles, Dana Foundation Grantee Zoe Donaldson's lab has identified a neural network that signals how strong their preference for their partner is.
Stimulating ConsciousnessQ&A with Martin Monti, Ph.D.
Determining if a brain-injured person is conscious can be difficult when that person cannot respond to your questions or show some outward sign. Dana Grantee Martin Monti is using targeted ultrasound to try to re-awaken dormant neurons.
Neuroimaging: Separating the Promise from the Pipe Dreams
Neuroimaging can reveal a great deal about the brain, but scientists and the science-savvy must be careful lest we read too much into imaging findings. Russell A. Poldrack, Ph.D., a leading theorist on how to interpret certain neuroimaging results, explains the limits of this promising technology and the caveats we should keep in mind when we hear of a “breakthrough.”