Nov 28, 2010
"Man has been mapping the human brain for centuries but these days it's a full-colour show in 3D"
Nov 15, 2010
"This gallery of stunning brain images from yesteryear and today includes some of the best visualizations from the new book Portraits of the Mind."
Nov 5, 2010
"Glia, in contrast to neurons, are brain cells that do not generate electrical impulses, and there are a lot of them--85 percent of the cells in the brain. Yet, these cells have been largely neglected for 100 years. I call this new frontier of neuroscience "The Other Brain," because we are only now beginning to explore it."
Oct 29, 2010
"With Election Day right around the corner, political egos are on full display. One might even think that possessing a "big ego" is a prerequisite for success in politics, or in any position of leadership. High achievers-CEO's, top athletes, rock stars, prominent surgeons, or scientists-often seem to be well endowed in ego. But when does a "healthy ego" cross the line into unhealthy territory?"
Oct 9, 2010
"Noninvasive communication between brains and computers just came a step closer."
Sep 21, 2010
"Researchers want to build a meter that can measure consciousness as easily as body temperature."
Sep 21, 2010
"New case studies focus on rare illusory body perceptions that could answer questions about how we maintain a 'self'"