The Neuroscience of Virtual Reality | NeuroLogica Blog
A couple months ago I received my first virtual reality (VR) headset, and have been experimenting with various games and apps since. (Here is my initial review.) As a neuroscientist, it is a fascinati
“Significant loss of neurons is a normal part of ageing” and other brain cell myths
Over the years, text-book knowledge about brain cells has proven to be wrong many times. By Christian Jarrett
No “far transfer” – chess, memory training and music just make you better at chess, memory training and music
If you want to acquire a skill, train that skill, or at least something closely related. By Alex Fradera
The bacteria in your gut might affect your vulnerability to PTSD
Researchers are now investigating whether tweaking the gut microbiome could help to prevent or treat PTSD. By Emma Young
Does Modern Neuroscience Really Help us Understand Behavior? - Mad In America
According to two neuroscience experts, the field focuses far too much on the anatomy of the nervous system, and not enough on behavior.
Researchers Unite in Quest for “Standard Model” of the Brain
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
How We Save Face--Researchers Crack the Brain's Facial-Recognition Code
A Caltech team has deciphered the way we identify faces, re-creating what the brain sees from its electrical activity