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brain science

Drug shows promise as early dementia treatment

March 11, 2015 1:02:00 pm
Hyperactivity calmed in brains of patients at high risk for dementia due to Alzheimer's disease
My View

Going batty

March-April 2015
Professor Cindy Moss talks about how she finds bats for her lab—and why she studies them / Gazette

Brain researcher honored

January 23, 2015 2:06:00 pm
Lisa Feigenson receives $75,000 Troland Research Award from NAS for her ongoing investigation of early brain development, number sense
Science of learning

Innovative ideas, born over beers

Jan-Feb 2015
How an innovative grants program (and Belgian beer mixers) fuel discoveries about the human brain / Gazette

Neuroscientist recognized

November 17, 2014 1:22:00 pm
Michela Gallagher to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Society for Neuroscience

Algae saps brain power?

November 11, 2014 2:10:00 pm
Microorganism in throat could lead to subtle changes in cognitive function, researchers say / Hopkins Medicine

Brain matters

August 22, 2014 9:23:00 am
Mathematician Carey Priebe receives grant to support study of brain's circuitry
Spoiler Alert

Brain myth busted

July 24, 2014 8:30:00 am
With apologies to Scarlett Johansson's 'Lucy' title character, using your whole brain isn't a superpower—we all do it
On the brain

Schizophrenia risk factor

July 21, 2014 2:37:00 pm
Study links gene variation to increased risk of schizophrenia / Hopkins Medicine
Brain matters

Neuroscientists focus on where memories begin

April 14, 2014 4:06:00 pm
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Place cells in hippocampus help construct cognitive map, study suggests

Brain research partnership

April 3, 2014 3:04:00 pm
JHU-affiliated Lieber Institute announces research consortium to study developmental brain disorders
Early learning

Algebra for preschoolers

March 7, 2014 10:35:00 am
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Psychologists say kids rely on their innate number sense to solve for hidden variables

Caffeine stirs memory

January 12, 2014 1:00:00 pm
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Caffeine has positive effect on our long-term memory, researchers say

Google brain image search?

January 10, 2014 8:38:00 am
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Hopkins researchers build searchable database of children's brain scans so doctors can compare abnormalities, make better diagnoses
Bird brains

Tweet less, tweet best?

January 6, 2014 9:30:00 am
Testosterone in songbirds may increases desire to sing, but not song quality