Dwayne Godwin

  • Wake Forest University

Dwayne Godwin is a Professor of Neurobiology and Neurology at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, where he studies epilepsy, sensory processing, withdrawal and PTSD. He coauthors a comic strip on brain topics for Scientific American Mind. The opinions expressed here are those of the author. You can find him on Twitter @BrainyActs.

Articles by Dwayne Godwin

As the government shutdown nears the two week mark, it’s worth examining the effect of this latest political showdown on American science, and what this says about our collective values.
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On April 2nd 2013 President Obama formally unveiled the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative.
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Today, President Obama unveiled further details about the BRAIN initiative, a multibillion dollar project to unravel the secrets of the human brain.
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When anyone wants to support science, I’m in.
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A friend referred a video to me. It shows what is reported to be a real time magnetic resonance image of a singer, singing. And it’s amazing.
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Humans have wrested deception from the evolutionary realm of self-preservation and imbued it with dark powers it was never intended to possess.
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Sometimes bigger really is better - but does the size of the brain, or brain bumps, mean what we think?
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We are time surfers, riding a wave made of ephemeral moments toward a future of our own imagining.