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The scientist describes her work examining cognition and dementia in Parkinson's disease.
  • People Behind the Science
  • 34 min.
Your selections: Recent Discoveries
10 million Danish Kroner (approx. €1.3 million) is awarded to one or more researchers who have had a ground-breaking impact in any field of neuroscience, from basic to clinical.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Mice born without this small group of neurons don’t find touch rewarding and become more sensitive to the negative effects of stress.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Many awards honor the work of researchers and physician scientists studying the brain. Here’s a look at just a few of the big prizes in neuroscience.
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A mutation in the RORB gene leads to low levels of a spinal cord protein and impedes hopping.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Autopsies of American football players’ brains built our current understanding of the hazards associated with repeated blows to the head.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Researchers are developing a first-of-its-kind blood test to identify the biomarkers for pain, which could improve pain treatment.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
When you’re asleep, your brain is doing important work:consolidating your memories.
  • The Brain Prize
  • 8 min
Our expert answers your questions about chronic pain, its causes and its treatment.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Can we use the brain’s natural marijuana-like compounds to alleviate PTSD, chronic pain, and other debilitating disorders?
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Scientists are rushing to uncover the mysterious connection between the Zika virus and brain disorders like microcephaly.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Tennis star Maria Sharapova has admitted to using the performance-enhancing drug meldonium, which boosts brain and body power and endurance. Here’s how it works.
How viruses like Zika disturb fetal brain development is a long-standing mystery.
  • The Dana Foundation

3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.