By Caitlin Goodpaster
As spooky season descends upon us, it’s intriguing to explore the connections between neuroscience and a Halloween classic: the zombie. While the introduction of zombism to fiction…
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Policy Brief by Manaswini Kar, Keerthana Manikandan, and Jonathan Klonowski
With at least one-eighth of the entire global population living with mental illness, the world stands at…
Policy Brief by Katie Cooke
The DSM-5 defines gender dysphoria (GD) as a prolonged incongruence between one’s assigned sex at birth and one’s gender identity (American Psychiatric Association, 2013).…
Short Essay by Rachel Falleur
As an undergraduate student majoring in neuroscience, performing and participating in research is a key part of completion of the program. Participation in research and…
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Policy Memo by Erin Morrow
Within the last decade, consumer technologies have become increasingly capable at recording and analyzing physiological data. For instance, smartwatches can now…
By Carolyn Amir
ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence (AI) platform designed to interface with humans, is the ultimate search engine and virtual conversation partner. The AI can improve your computer code,…
In this infographic, KN Illustrator Melis Cakar discusses different disabilities people experience in the US. Check it out in celebration of Disability Pride Month!
Illustrated by Melis Cakar
June is Aphasia Awareness Month! For this infographic, Sneha Chaturvedi explains the basics of aphasia, which is a neurological condition that affects a person’s ability to communicate or understand…
By Elissavet Chartampila
June 29th, 2021, was the hottest day in history for British Columbia, Canada. As a heat wave swept across western Canada, temperatures soared to unprecedented heights, with…
By Ayushe Sharma and Brandon Mitchell
As you walk down the street towards your favorite coffee shop, you experience countless odors. Trash. Stale fries. Wet dogs. Floral perfumes. Overbearing colognes.…
In this infographic, Kayla Lim discusses the basics of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and intricacies related to long COVID!
Edited by Zoe Dobler, Vidya Saravanapandian, and Julia LaValley…
By Andrew Bontemps
Original article: https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.adf0435
“Perspectives” article: https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.adg2989
Maxemiliano Vargas and colleagues from UC Davis and Medical College of Wisconsin recently released a paper describing some of the interesting…
What is a Functional Neurological Disorder (FND)? For International Functional Neurological Disorder Awareness Day (April 13th), Sneha Chaturvedi explains the basics in Knowing Neurons’ new infographic. Click here to learn…