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The fast-acting drug offers a new way to treat depression and fathom its origins. Recent approval of a nasal spray promises to expand access, but much remains unknown.
  • Knowable Magazine
Your selections: Therapies
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) are two therapy types that address specific symptoms of depression. 
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Far from science fiction, brain-machine interfaces present a glimpse of the future of technologies powered by thought.
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A new treatment for Parkinson's disease and other disorders arises from an outbreak of contaminated street drugs — and years of painstaking brain research.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
A computer hooked up to a patient’s brain reads his thoughts and translates those into electrical signals.
  • Science Friday
  • 17 min
Brain-controlled prosthetics are making huge leaps forward thanks to new data.
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One nerve connects your vital organs, sensing and shaping your health. If we learn to control it, the future of medicine will be electric.
  • Wellcome Trust
Scientists are developing devices that can monitor and extract brain activity to enable a machine or computer to accomplish complicated tasks.
  • National Science Foundation
  • 5 min
New technologies are giving children who are deaf a chance to hear.
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  • 10 min
Hugh Herr is building the next generation of bionic limbs, robotic prosthetics inspired by nature's own designs.
  • TED
  • 19 min
Learn about the National Eye Institute’s effort to restore vision in difficult-to-treat eye diseases.
  • National Eye Institute
  • 4 min
As we turn the page on 2014, here’s a list of some of the year’s highlights in neuroscience.
Are we asking the right questions about smart drugs?
  • Wellcome Trust