Learnings from the science of love may be useful in treating psychiatric conditions.
Scientists ask people what makes them laugh, and share the answers they collected in a fun video.
A cool short animated video on the ethics of using neurotechnology to prevent violent crime.
A fascinating look at the three parts of the brain: cells, mental states, and products of the brain.
Methods of changing habits, and the three core components to them all.
A great animated video explaining our evolutionary ability to process numbers, and why it’s a hazard to our wallets.
Hilarious talk on Zombie Neuroscience by Shane O’Mara at TEDxDublin.
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 Director Thomas Insel on working toward a new understanding of the brain.
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.