Tech & the Brain

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Video games might offer cognitive benefits like increased hand-eye coordination and visual perception skills.
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Depending on the types of video games you play and time you spend playing, your brain may be changing in a variety of ways.
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Largely by design, the features that make smartphones convenient and fun also make them addictive.
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Concern for humanity guides Fei Fei Li’s human-centered approach to AI.
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Video chats tax our attention systems without delivering the same social rewards as in-person interactions — leaving us exhausted and dissatisfied.
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How can you do neuroscience outreach without taking the contents of a lab with you? Join us to explore this and other questions about engaging in outreach activities.
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Digital reading has been widespread for years — but how well are we absorbing it all?
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Artificial intelligence is helping neuroscientists understand human vision — which, in turn, can help engineers create better technologies.
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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.
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  • 15 min

3D Brain

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