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Neuroscientists combat destructive neurological disorders and mental illnesses including Alzheimer’s disease, drug addiction, and depression through research.
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Three neuroscientists discuss how addiction is a disease of the brain, as well as prospects for improved pharmacological treatments.
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Beyond the Brain, David Brooks' op ed in today's NY Times (June 18), argues that Neuroscience will never explain everything.
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The financial and political torrent now undermining the foundation of scientific research creates a unique calamity for scientists in training, which will have profound and long-lasting consequences for society.
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A new Directive in Europe aims to raise the standard of care for animals used in scientific research across countries.
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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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In a previous blog post, I described programs available to high school students who wanted to experience life in a neuroscience research laboratory. Research opportunities also exist for college undergraduate students but they are sometimes difficult to find.
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The public craves information about neuroscience.
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Researching the brain and mind requires a major financial investment on a global scale, and takes place in a wide variety of locations and organizations.
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Seizures occur because of sudden, disorderly discharges of interconnected neurons in the brain that temporarily alter one or more brain functions.
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For many poorly understood mental disorders, such as schizophrenia or autism, scientists often wish they could turn back the clock to uncover what has gone wrong in the brains of these patients, and how to right it before much brain damage ensues. But now, thanks to recent developments in the lab, that wish is coming true.
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3D Brain

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