A little-known sleep disorder that causes you to act out your dreams can predict the future onset of Parkinson’s,...
Apr 23 2014, 7:08am CDT
Source: Fact or Design
Invisible losers, VR police states: "A History of the Future in 100 Objects" gets right what most futurist concepts get wrong.If talk is cheap, then futurists are the cheapest talkers out there. Except not really, because they can get paid a lot of money for their glib, biased prognostications. Imagining futuristic product designs is especially dicey--concepts like Microsoft's Future Vision look like spit-polished touchscreen theme parks rather than thoughtfully-realized world ...
Full article at: Fact or Design
1 hour ago
Adding to earlier evidence that marijuana may be linked to lasting neurological changes, a new study in the Journal of...
Apr 16 2014, 1:32am CDT
Julianne Moore, Kristen Stewart and Alec Baldwin star in the drama Still Alice, based on Lisa Genova’s bestselling novel of the same name. Dr. Alice Howland (Moore), a renowned professor of neuroscience, discovers she’s suffering from an early onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Lydia (Stewart), her youngest daughter, bonds with her mother during her illness in […]The post Still Alice appeared first on M ...
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10 hours ago
Decision-making is what you might call “practical science.” Findings on how we make decisions have direct applicability...
Mar 9 2014, 8:51pm CDT
Source: The Brown Daily Herald
Mark St. Louis ’15 has died, President Christina Paxson announced in a community-wide email Sunday morning.
St. Louis was a neuroscience concentrator from Atlanta. He graduated from the United World College of the Adriatic before coming to Brown, and intended to obtain a combined MD/PhD after college, Paxson wrote.
At Brown, St. Louis was a member of the ultimate frisbee team. He was also involved with BrainGate, a research project ...
Full article at: The Brown Daily Herald
2 days ago, 8:38am CDT
Source: My Fox Boston
On July 20, 2012, a man wearing police-style armor killed 12 people and injured 70 during a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" in the Denver suburb of Aurora. James Holmes, a former neurosci ...
Full article at: My Fox Boston
3 days ago, 2:30pm CDT
This is the first in a two-part series about the science of sleep. Sleep, science tells us, is a lot like a bank...
Feb 22 2014, 11:56pm CST