Meet Today’s Women in Neuroscience

  • Published11 Feb 2019
  • Reviewed11 Feb 2019
  • Author Kristina Reznikov
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

Women across the globe are pushing the boundaries of research in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). In the field of neuroscience, female researchers are tackling important questions and developing new theories to help us better understand the brain, such as:

  • How many neurons actually exist in the brain?
  • How does a healthy brain develop?
  • How do bats “see” with sound?

Explore the videos and articles linked in the interactive below to learn more about these questions and the remarkable women in neuroscience who are answering them.