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Robots vs. Humans: Table Tennis Showdown

By Daniel Janko Our understanding of the brain from a basic science perspective (under laboratory conditions) is gradually improving. Even though extrapolation is a powerful tool in aiding us with… Read More
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Drunken Frankenstein: How Neuroscientists Use Electrodes to Study the Effects of Alcohol on Living Brain Tissue

By Stacy Pitcairn Neuroscience labs don’t often look like mad science labs. Typically, you see graduate students analyzing data on computers, postdoctoral fellows pipetting at the bench, or conducting various… Read More
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What can animal electrophysiology tell us about the human brain?

By Anastasiia Gryshyna Throughout history, each discipline has had its moment of inspiration. For physicists, it was a falling apple that guided Newton in the understanding of gravity. For molecular… Read More
Neuropolicy Paper Competition 2023Science Policy

Gender Dysphoria: What is it and Why Does it Matter?

Policy Brief by Katie Cooke Introduction 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).… Read More
Neuropolicy Paper Competition 2023Science Policy

Participation of Nonspeaking Students with Autism in Research in Neuroscience

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… Read More