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Purple zebras? UC Merced on thinking, learning and neuroscience

University of California - ‎13 hours ago‎
The very idea of a purple zebra is odd - outside reality as we know it. But it is not beyond the capability of our minds to imagine and picture such a mythical creature.

The neuroscience behind forgetting family members' names

Stuff.co.nz - ‎4 hours ago‎
Have you ever been called somebody else's name? How often has your own mother forgotten your name? Does she ever cycle through the names of each of your siblings, and perhaps even the family pet, before getting to yours?

Can neuroscience revolutionise the way we punish criminals?

The Independent - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Australian law may be on the cusp of a brain-based revolution that will reshape the way we deal with criminals. Some researchers, such as neuroscientist David Eagleman, have argued that neuroscience should radically change our practices of punishment.

The Neuroscience of Op Art

Artsy - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Artists, like neuroscientists, are masters of visual systems. Through experimentation and observation, artists have developed innovative methods for fooling the eye, enabling flat canvases to appear three-dimensional, for instance.

UChicago creates undergraduate major in neuroscience

UChicago News - ‎May 26, 2016‎
A factor in adding the major was demand for a neuroscience offering among students already in the College as well as prospective students.

How the brain makes, and breaks, a habit

Science Daily - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Neuroscience study identifies brain chemicals, neural pathway involved in switching between habitual behavior, deliberate decision-making.

New, Large Neuroscience Institute Will Study a Variety of Brain Disorders

Healthline - ‎May 24, 2016‎
The largest donation ever given to the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), will help establish a neuroscience institute that promises to boost the potential for significant advancements in treating conditions like autism and schizophrenia ...

Victor Phillip Dahdaleh supports neuroscience research

McGill Newsroom - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Dahdaleh commented, “I am honoured to support McGill's ground-breaking work in neuroscience and to expand my commitment to a new generation of international students by providing scholarships to one of the world's finest institutions of higher learning.

The Psychology of Organizational Change: How Neuroscience Can Help Leaders

Business.com - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Leaders today must understand and apply the knowledge of behavioral psychology and the lessons from brain science to manage organizational change successfully.

Conference addresses mental health issues

gulfnews.com - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Dubai: Bringing mental health and neurological disorder issues in sharp focus, the American Centre for Psychiatry and Neurology (ACPN) held its fourth Neuroscience Congress in Dubai on Friday. Psychiatrists, neurologists and health-care professionals ...

Inside the tech supporting the bleeding edge of neuroscience

iT News - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Each time researchers at the Queensland Brain Institute build a 3D map of a living organism they create another 30 gigabytes or so of data.

My brain made me do it: will neuroscience change the way we punish criminals?

Phys.Org - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Some researchers, such as neuroscientist David Eagleman, have argued that neuroscience should radically change our practices of punishment.

How Can Theoretical Computer Science Inform Neuroscience?

Forbes - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Meanwhile, the thriving interaction between TCS and neuroscience is something many outsiders would expect to be there, but isn't.

Brainstorm: Professors Take Holistic Approach to Study Thinking, Learning and Neuroscience

UC Merced University News - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The following article is the main story in a six-piece package that appeared in the spring issue of UC Merced Magazine focusing on the research performed at UC Merced that relates to the brain.
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Biotech entrepreneurs grab $49M to bankroll a neuroscience startup

FierceBiotech - ‎May 25, 2016‎
A little more than two years ago, Jazz Pharmaceuticals stepped up with a $397 million deal for an experimental narcolepsy drug from tiny Aerial BioPharma.

Free symposium on autism, neuroscience and perceptual thinking

Vanderbilt University News - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Instead of focusing exclusively on the impairments experienced by individuals with autism spectrum disorder, some researchers in neuroscience, psychology and artificial intelligence are concentrating on the cognitive diversity and strengths of ...

TJ week of webinars - neuroscience in learning discussion

Training Journal - ‎May 25, 2016‎
We think it's important to understand the area in more detail, get under the skin of neuroscience to see what is actually true and valuable.

Elsevier Announces Two New Reference Modules in Life Sciences, and Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology

Marketwired (press release) - ‎May 26, 2016‎
CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwired - May 26, 2016) - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced two new Reference Modules, the first in Life Sciences, and the second in ...

Premier Research Expands Staffing Amid Growing Demand for Neuroscience Studies

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
DURHAM, N.C., May 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As demand for neuroscience clinical trials grows, Premier Research has named neuroscience expert Dr. Susan Kozauer Senior Medical Director for Psychiatry. Kozauer joins recent hires Anne ...

TJwow recording - is neuroscience going to help learning in the 21st century?

Training Journal - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The discussion in the TJ webinar earlier today was all around the hot topic of neuroscience. There was a lot of great interaction in the live online session, through fabulous questions in the chat pod and comments, questions, laughs and sharing ...
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