Click Here To Read: Memo to Neuroscience: “We Are Not Brain Puppets” by Deepak Chopra on the Huffington Post Website on October 21, 2014.
Archive for the 'Science News' Category
Click Here to Read: NASA releases actual recordings from space — and they’re absolutely breathtaking by Chris Coplan on the Consequences of Sound website on October 20, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Myth-conceptions: How myths about the brain are hampering teaching on the HealthCanal Website on October 10, 2014.
To recover from the doldrums of reading about Ebola and the stock market, not to mention all the world political issues, I turned to our international website this week for solace – and found it. I hope that you will too. As usual, I will give you my personal choices, followed by the entire list. Enjoy.
My choices this week are:
1) In the event that you missed it, please read the note from Arlene Kramer Richards: COWAP Conference a Success
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Click Here to Read: Cosmos as Masterpiece In ‘Cosmigraphics,’ Our Changing Pictures of Space Through Time By Michael Benson in The New York Times on October 13, 2014.
CreditBiblioteca Nacional de España
Click Here to Read: Breakthrough Replicates Human Brain Cells for Use in Alzheimer’s Research By Gina Kolata in The New York Times on October 12, 2014.
Critical finding reveals atomic structure of a protein link between Type 2 diabetes and neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’sTuesday, October 14th, 2014
Click Here to Read: Critical finding reveals atomic structure of a protein link between Type 2 diabetes and neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s by Abigail Klein Leichman on the Israel 21C website on October 9. 2014.
Scientist Yifat Miller at Ben-Gurion University in Beersheva. Photo by Dani Machlis/BGU
Click Here to Read: A Mother’s Prenatal Depression Can Harm Her Baby By Gerald Sshoenwolf, PH.D. on the Psych Central Website.
Click Here to Read: Nobel Laureates Pushed Limits of Microscopes By Kenneth Chang in The New York Times on October 8, 2014.
CreditJochen Lübke/DPA, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images; Stanford University, via European Pressphoto Agency; European Pressphoto Agency
Click Here to Read: Study Links Anxiety Drugs to Alzheimer’s Disease By Paula Span in The New York Times on September 24, 2014.
Click Here to Read and Listen to: A Doctor Unlocks Mysteries Of The Brain By Talking And Watching by Jon Hamilton on the WBUR website on September 29, 2014.
Dr. Allan Ropper speaks with residents and fellows as they do rounds at the neuroscience intensive care unit at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. (M. Scott Brauer for NPR)
Click Here to Read: I want to be your neuroscience experiment TDCS electrically stimulates the brain; it is being hailed as a miracle treatment and attracting a community of DIYers by Elijah Wolfson on September 27, 2014.
TDCS has been found to be effective in boosting learning capabilities and treating symptoms of many health disorders. Science Photo Library / Alamy
Click Here to Read: On Leadership: What neuroscience tells us about getting organized By Jena McGregor in the Washington Post on September 8, 2014,
Click Here to Read: Early Brain Injury Might Be the Root of Autism on the Daily Beast website on September 7, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Neuroscientists watch imagination Happening in the Brain By BYU Media Relations on the Medidian Magazine website on September 5, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Your brain stores imagination and memory separately by Chris Higgins Wired.co.uk website on September 14, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Memory and Alzheimer’s: Towards a better comprehension of the dynamic mechanisms on the Medical Xpress website on August 31, 2014.
Diagram of the brain of a person with Alzheimer’s Disease. Credit: Wikipedia/public domain
Click Here to Read: Getting Real About Brain Science – A Challenge to the Current Model by Deepak Chopra on the SFGate website on September 1, 2014,
Click Here to Read: What If Everything We Know About Treating Depression Is Wrong? By Cliff Weathers on the Alternet website on September 1, 2014.
Photo Credit: Michael Kowalski/Shutterstock
Click Here to Read: Neuroscientists Make Huge Strides Toward Solving the Mysteries of the Teenage Brain by Robert Montenegro on the Big Think website on August 29, 2014.