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Neuroscience
Neuroscientist Richard Huganir named BDP
Published May 25, 2018
A Hopkins faculty member since 1988, his research has provided groundbreaking insights into how the brain works
Brain science
An audience might make you perform better
Published May 25, 2018
Performing a task in front of an audience triggers parts of the brain associated with social cognition, reward, and motor skills, study finds
Bat signals
Brain science, unleashed
Published May 25, 2018 Video
Wireless devices record brain activity of bats, helping researchers better understand what happens in the brain as we move through the world
Brain Week
Building brain connections
Published May 25, 2018
Baltimore students learn about how the brain works, with the help of Johns Hopkins neuroscientists
An itch you can't scratch
Published May 25, 2018
Discovery of itch receptors in throats of mice could eventually yield better asthma treatments
Medicine
Who was Wilder Penfield and why is he a Google doodle?
Published May 25, 2018
Before he revolutionized the field of neurosurgery, Penfield was a student at Hopkins Medicine
VIDEO
A better look at brain behavior
Published May 25, 2018 Video
Electroencephalography cap helps scientists understand what we pay attention to—and what we ignore
Neuroscience
Why we can't always stop what we've started
Published May 25, 2018
It takes a lightning-fast interaction among several areas in the brain to stop, reverse, or otherwise change a plan already in progress, neuroscientists find
Lab Tech
Magnified in 3-D
Published Winter 2017 Video
New three-dimensional microscope allows researchers unprecedented views of organs, tissue, and even live specimens / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Work Hard/Play Smart
Brain chemistry lesson
Published May 25, 2018
Student drug, alcohol abuse awareness campaign begins with talk by Hopkins neuroscientist Linda Gorman