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brain science

Science of Learning
Six proposals get seed funding
Published Aug 19, 2018
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 Aug 19, 2018
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 Aug 19, 2018
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 Aug 19, 2018
Research team receives $1M NSF award that supports interdisciplinary brain science
Science of Learning
What learning research looks like
Published Aug 19, 2018
About 150 educators take part in first-ever Science in Action Day at Johns Hopkins
Visual thinking
Memorable moves
Published Aug 19, 2018 Video
The way an object moves affects how well you remember it, Hopkins researchers find
Brain science
Ultrasound delivery
Published Aug 19, 2018
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 Aug 19, 2018
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 Aug 19, 2018
Study using rats shows that brains use backward replays to recall routes that end in rewards / Hopkins Medicine
Brain science
'Physics engine' found
Published Aug 19, 2018 Video
Researchers identify brain region that helps us predict how the world around us will behave