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Neuroscience TechniquesNeuroscience Technologies

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

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
Brain BasicsSensation and Perception

How the Olfactory System Makes You Run Toward Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and Away From Rotting Flesh

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.… Read More
Neuro SciFiNeuroscience Technologies

The Neuroscience of Avatar – could we really download our brains into a new body?

By Lauren Wagner Thirteen years after the first Avatar movie came out in 2009, director James Cameron invites viewers to journey back to the faraway, lush exo-moon of Pandora with… Read More
Culture

An Eternal Search For a “Cure”: How Real-World Diseases May Have Led to the Modern Vampire

By Anastasiia Gryshyna and Ayushe Sharma Vampires have been a source of fascination for centuries. Whether portrayed as bloodthirsty killers, immortality-seeking psychopaths, or misunderstood romantics, these creatures of the night… Read More