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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
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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
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Knowing Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

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… Read More
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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