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Gender and the Brain

Mar, 09/19/2017 - 01:00
Today, individuals are challenging the traditional gender binary and expressions of gender identity. Neuroimaging studies are shedding light on the brain differences between trans- and cis-gender individuals.

Binocular Rivalry—Competition, Connection, and Consciousness

Jue, 09/14/2017 - 01:00
Your brain combines information from each eye to form a single picture of the world. But what happens when each eye sees something different? This video explains this phenomenon, called binocular rivalry, and how it is applied in various fields of research.

What Are Optogenetics?

Mar, 08/29/2017 - 01:00
Optogenetics let scientists literally control the brain, by controlling the signaling of individual neurons.

Without Your Cerebellum

Mar, 08/29/2017 - 01:00
Taylor Joel Woodward, a post-baccalaureate research assistant at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Connecting the Dots

Mar, 08/29/2017 - 01:00
This video takes a closer look at how grid cells and place cells in our brain give us a sense of where we are in space, and where we need to go.

What Can Animals Sense That We Can't?

Lun, 07/31/2017 - 01:00
A lot, it turns out. Some animals can detect forms of energy invisible to us, like magnetic and electrical fields. Others see light and hear sounds well outside the range of human perception.

The Past and Promise of Deep Brain Stimulation

Mié, 06/28/2017 - 01:00
A new treatment for Parkinson’s disease and other disorders arises from an outbreak of contaminated street drugs – and years of painstaking brain research.