Tech & the Brain

Photgraph of a woman sitting at a computer with a headset on
Video games might offer cognitive benefits like increased hand-eye coordination and visual perception skills.
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Your selections: Tech and the Brain
30,000 scientists will convene today in Washington, DC, for the Society for Neuroscience’s annual meeting. Watch last year’s Dialogues lecture.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 130 min
Neuroscientist Damien Fair discusses how brain imaging is used to explore ways to better characterize developmental brain disorders like autism and ADHD.
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  • 11 min
Reward can far outweigh risk in the case of people with serious disability.
  • The Dana Foundation
Although sleep appears to be a passive and restful time, it actually involves a highly active and well-scripted interplay of brain circuits, resulting in sleep’s various stages.
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What is the difference between sleep and wakefulness? Much of it depends on which brain systems are activated.
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3D Brain

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