neuroscience

News articles classified as neuroscience

Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute —

Q&A: How the aging immune system impacts brain health

Katrin Andreasson, professor of neurology and neurological sciences, talks about the role the aging immune system plays in the development of age-related brain diseases.

Stanford Medicine —

Men and women experience brain injuries differently

While analyzing data from the Department of Veterans Affairs, neurosurgery professor Odette Harris found a big gender difference in the aftermath of traumatic brain injuries.

Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute —

Serotonin stabilizes social memories

Neuroscientists have discovered how the brain forms memories of new acquaintances, and that targeted drugs can strengthen or dampen these memories in mice.

Games as therapy for people with language loss

Graduate student and game designer Kathryn Hymes joined speech pathologists, fellow designers and people with aphasia – a disorder affecting communication – to develop three games that support language recovery and social engagement.

Watching decision making in the brain

A team of neuroscientists and engineers have developed a system that can show the neural process of decision making in real time, including the mental process of flipping between options before expressing a final choice.