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brain science

Brain science

Don't I know that guy?

August 19, 2015
Neuroscientists pinpoint part of brain that taps into our memory banks
Mind tricks

Brain retrained

August 18, 2015
Researchers learn how visual cortex of blind children adapts to respond to spoken language, sound
What you see

Color in the brain of the beholder

June 2, 2015
Brain generalizes millions of colors to 'best' versions of basic colors, research suggests
Say what?

Language and the brain

May 6, 2015
Researchers explore how the brain separates our abilities to talk, write
Holy agility!

The biology of bat flight

April 30, 2015
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Keen sense of touch allows bats to fly with breathtaking precision
Baby talk

How little ones learn best

April 2, 2015
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Infants seek out more information about objects that surprise them, researchers say

Drug shows promise as early dementia treatment

March 11, 2015
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
Lisa Feigenson receives $75,000 Troland Research Award from NAS for her ongoing investigation of early brain development, number sense

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
Michela Gallagher to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Society for Neuroscience

Algae saps brain power?

November 11, 2014
Microorganism in throat could lead to subtle changes in cognitive function, researchers say / Hopkins Medicine

Brain matters

August 22, 2014
Mathematician Carey Priebe receives grant to support study of brain's circuitry
Spoiler Alert

Brain myth busted

July 24, 2014
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
Study links gene variation to increased risk of schizophrenia / Hopkins Medicine