brain activity map
Neurons in Action
Neurons in Action
Jef Akst | May 19, 2014
Researchers image the electrical impulses of the C. elegans and zebrafish nervous systems.
Music on the Mind
Music on the Mind
Jef Akst | Mar 13, 2014
Three new studies delve into humans’ creation and perception of music.
Big-Bird Brain
Big-Bird Brain
Jef Akst | May 1, 2013
Children watching clips of Sesame Street inside fMRI scanners yield unprecedented insights into the functioning of their brains.
Obama Unveils Brain Project
Obama Unveils Brain Project
Dan Cossins | Apr 3, 2013
Starting in 2014, the federally funded initiative will seek to develop new technologies capable of mapping the activity in the human brain.
Fish Brain on Film
Fish Brain on Film
Dan Cossins | Mar 19, 2013
Improvements in light-sheet microscopy enable real-time activity imaging of almost every neuron in the brain of zebrafish larvae.
Hearing Through the Chaos
Hearing Through the Chaos
Nsikan Akpan | Feb 21, 2013
Using Bluetooth devices in classrooms reverses dyslexia and improves reading ability.
Obama to Back Brain Mapping
Obama to Back Brain Mapping
Dan Cossins | Feb 18, 2013
A new project to map the activity of the human brain could receive more than $3 billion dollars in federal funds in President Obama’s upcoming budget proposal.