Click Here to Read: Neuroscience in Fiction: The Princess Bride By Susana Martinez-Conde in the Scientific American on August 3, 2013.
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Click Here to Read: Scientists give mice false memories By Elizabeth Landau on the CNN website on July 25, 2013.
Click Here to Read and View: Arctic Methane Release Due To Climate Change Could Cost Global Economy $60 Trillion, Study Reports By Nina Chestney, Reuters, on the Huffington Post website on July 24, 2013.
Warmer winters in northern latitudes could meanfewer days for outdoor hockey. An online project called RinkWatch aims to collect data on the condition of outdoor winter ice rinks in Canada and the northern U.S. and educate people on the impacts of climate change.
Click Here to Read: 10 theories that explain why we dream on io9.com website.
Click Here to Read: World’s Largest Functional Brain Model Built Using MapleSim by Tina George on the MCADCafe website.
Click Here to Read: New theory makes vision transparent on the Medical Express website on July 24, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Mouseunculus: How The Brain Draws A Little You by Carl Zimmer on the National Geographic website on July 24, 2013,
The shape of a mouse’s body as represented in its brain. The pink and brown blobs are its whiskers. Image from Zembrzycki et al. Nature Neuroscience, August 2013, doi:10.1038/nn.3454
Click Here to Read: Ex-Director Zerhouni Surveys Value of NIH Research By Rich McManus on the NIH website.
Click Here to Read: Dementia’s Signs May Come Early by Pam Belluck in The New York Times on July 17, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Neuroscience: Solving the Brain: The United States and Europe are both planning billion-dollar investments to understand how the brain works. But the technological challenges are vast by Alison Abbott on the Nature website on July 17, 2013.
Click Here to View: The Woman Who Changed Her Brain: Barbara Arrowsmith-Young TedxToronto on YouTube.
Click Here to Read: Do Clinical Trials Work? By Clifton Leaf in The New York Times on July 13, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Study Finds Key Brain Region That Ties Memory, Emotion By Janice Wood Associate News Editor Reviewed by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on July 13, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Depression Alters Young Brains By Nicholas Bakalar in The New York Times on July 10, 2013.
Click Here to Read: “I Don’t Know If I’m a Scientist”: The Problem with Archetypes By Grace Lindsay on the Scientific American Blogs website on July 10, 2013.
Image: Neill DeGrasse Tyson image is in the public domain.
Click Here to Read: Neuroscience and the Law: In Neuroliteracy Optional Anymore? By Pauline Tesler and Norman Solovay.
Click Here to Read: IVF may slightly increase mental retardation risk by William Hudson on the CNN website on July 2nd, 2013.
A medical worker prepares to perform intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
Click Here to Read: Can Neuroscience Explain What Occurs in Addiction Recovery? by Mark Moran on the Psychiatric News website on July 02, 2013.
Marc Galanter, M.D., points out that part of AA’s success is due to participants’ feeling of “belonging” to the group and that participation has neurobiological effects.
Click Here to Read: Human behaviour: is it all in the brain – or the mind? Review of Brainwashed by Sally Satel and Scott Lilienfeld in the Guardian on June 29, 2013.