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Brains, Minds, and Institutions

Monday, January 27th, 2014

A fascinating look at the three parts of the brain: cells, mental states, and products of the brain.


3 Steps to Change a Habit

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Methods of changing habits, and the three core components to them all.


Do You Spend Like a Baboon?

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

A great animated video explaining our evolutionary ability to process numbers, and why it’s a hazard to our wallets.


Zombie Neuroscience

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Hilarious talk on Zombie Neuroscience by Shane O’Mara at TEDxDublin.


Biomarker Brain Scans for Treatment Types

Saturday, June 15th, 2013

In a small study from Helen Mayberg and colleagues at Emory University, depressed participants were randomized to either a medication or CBT, and underwent PET scans before treatment. Then the scans were analyzed to see if they were predictive of treatment response.


NIMH’s Thomas Insel on a New Understanding of the Brain

Sunday, May 19th, 2013

NIMH Director Thomas Insel on working toward a new understanding of the brain.


Why LOLCats Enjoy Petting

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

A neuroscience experiment with mice found that specific neurons are activated when they are stroked, and all hairy mammals may be wired to enjoy it.


12 Favourite Mental Health Videos of 2012

Monday, December 31st, 2012

A list of the best/favourite videos featured at Channel N in 2012.


Lisa Kudrow and Abby Baird on the Teen Brain

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Lisa Kudrow interviews fellow Vassar alum Abby Baird about her work researching the development of the teenage brain.


Brain Awareness Video Contest People’s Choice Award – Vote Now

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Montreal neuroscientist Kenneth Stephen Dyson worked with his sons Taj and Deszmo (12 and 6 years old) to illustrate facts and myths about the brain.


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