Neuroscience in Society

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Neuroscience has a profound ability to alter society, but who makes sure it changes society for the better?
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Neuroethics will draw from the experience of bioethics in handling scientific communication with the media and responsible transfer of knowledge from basic science to profit-driven venture.
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Celebrate the brain year-round with interactive events and community outreach. Brain Awareness Week is March 12-18, 2018.
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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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An interview with three of the NIH Blueprint directors about the impact recent and potential reductions in NIH funding may have on the field of neuroscience.
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An interview with Sten Grillner, current president of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS).
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Cutting-edge research advances science and fuels economic growth and prosperity.
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Alan Guttmacher is the director of the Eunice Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
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An interview with Pierre J. Magistretti, secretary-general of the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) and a past president of the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS).
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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.

3D Brain

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