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With just a flash of light, optogenetics helps scientists turn brain cells on and off. Edward Boyden, one of The Brain Prize 2013 winners, explains.
  • The Brain Prize
A panel of experts tackle your questions on emerging neural-digital technology.
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  • 29 min
A panel of experts discuss the future of neural-digital technology, as well as ethical and social considerations for the field.
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  • 125 min
Neural-digital technologies must undergo serious scrutiny during development to minimize discrimination and exclusion.
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  • 8 min
Douglas Weber, professor at the University of Pittsburgh, explains improvements in neural-digital technologies, including prosthetics and injectable nerve stimulators.
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  • 14 min
Neural-digital technologies are changing the human experience.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 15 min
Brandon Prestwood, an amputee, shares how a prosthetic arm with a sense of touch changed his life.
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  • 14 min
New neural-digital interfaces could worsen existing healthcare inequalities if developers ignore socioeconomic concerns.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 11 min
Scientists are exploring how neural-digital technologies can expand the human experience. This endeavor raises crucial ethical questions.
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  • 17 min
Visualization research lets people experience alternate perspectives, which could increase empathy.
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  • 16 min
Brain breaks help children by replenishing attention, improving learning, and boosting creativity. But, it turns out we might all benefit from giving our brains more downtime. Here’s why.
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This year, you wanted to understand memory, mental health, meditation, and why the teen brain is so complex.
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