Browsing the "neuroscience" Tag

Just Keep Running

November 29th, 2012 | by Emily Coyle

During the two or three hellish weeks of winter finals, it seems like nothing is important as the hours we


Words, Words, Words, Words, Words

November 29th, 2012 | by Jonah Scheinerman

Have you ever experienced the following? You’re writing a paper and you keep using the same word over and over


Math Phobia

November 12th, 2012 | by Carali Van Otteren

Math seems to be one of those things that you either love or you hate.  I could sit and do


Why Believe Everything You Hear?

October 8th, 2012 | by Lauren Opatowski

The other day I was watching this awesome 5-hour Energy commercial where this lady was sitting next to a very


Jaw Dropping Autism Statistics: We’re Listening

April 10th, 2012 | by Preeta Gupta

According to a new report by the Center for Disease Control, one in 88 children in the United States are now diagnosed


Addicted to Food?

April 6th, 2012 | by Carali Van Otteren

Well, finals are right around the corner.  As you wander through the library stacks looking for a seat of your own,


Brainy Bilinguals: The Positive Effects of Language on the Brain

March 27th, 2012 | by Preeta Gupta

I have always had a predilection for learning new languages, although my passion does not necessarily extend to a talent.


To Forget or Not to Forget? That is the Question

February 20th, 2012 | by Naomi Scheinerman

Erasing memories is not a new fantasy, conceptualized in cinema as the Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, in which characters


Ethics of Intelligence-Enhancing Technologies

February 13th, 2012 | by Naomi Scheinerman

A recent Oxford paper explores the implications of using Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (TDCS) to improve cognitive capacities in human beings. This


Free Will vs. Neuroscience

November 16th, 2011 | by Aaron Bekemeyer

If you haven’t already, check out Eddy Nahmias’ recent New York Times op-ed “Is Neuroscience the Death of Free Will?.”  Basically, Nahmias


Pain-o-Meter

September 26th, 2011 | by Mike Guisinger

We all know what pain feels like. It can sting or it can throb. It can be constant or pain can be intermittent. These words describe different characteristics of pain, but how would you describe the depth of pain? Very painful, kind of painful? Accurately describing to someone else how much pain you’re feeling can be difficult


The Bright Light at the End of the Tunnel

January 13th, 2011 | by Lauren Opatowski

Something that I have always been interested in is the idea of the after life and what a person actually



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