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brain science

Science of Learning
Six proposals get seed funding
Published Sept 24, 2017
Science of Learning Institute supports cross-disciplinary projects that aim to further our understanding of how humans learn
Brain science
Serotonin: The key to unlocking Alzheimer's?
Published Sept 24, 2017
Brain scan study from School of Medicine adds to evidence that lower brain serotonin levels are linked to Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia / School of Medicine
Mapping the brain, neuron by neuron
Published Sept 24, 2017
A mathematician and a computer scientist join interdisciplinary effort to create a complete map of a portion of a fruit fly larva brain
Sound science
Exploring how bats navigate
Published Sept 24, 2017
Research team receives $1M NSF award that supports interdisciplinary brain science
Science of Learning
What learning research looks like
Published Sept 24, 2017
About 150 educators take part in first-ever Science in Action Day at Johns Hopkins
Visual thinking
Memorable moves
Published Sept 24, 2017 Video
The way an object moves affects how well you remember it, Hopkins researchers find
Brain science
Ultrasound delivery
Published Sept 24, 2017
In rat experiment, sound waves trigger release of drugs encased in nanoparticles 'cages' in brain / Hopkins Medicine
Number networks
Our brains are far more adaptable than we know
Published Sept 24, 2017
In blind people, brain's vision center plays role in solving math problems, study finds
Instant replay
How the brain remembers where to go
Published Sept 24, 2017
Study using rats shows that brains use backward replays to recall routes that end in rewards / Hopkins Medicine
Brain science
'Physics engine' found
Published Sept 24, 2017 Video
Researchers identify brain region that helps us predict how the world around us will behave