brain activity map
Meet An Artist With No Hands
Meet An Artist With No Hands
Kerry Grens | May 31, 2016
The brain can compensate for missing body parts, allowing some people, such as Matthias Buchinger, to function at a very high level despite their disabilities.
Sleep’s Kernel
Sleep’s Kernel
Sandip Roy, James M. Krueger | Feb 29, 2016
Surprisingly small sections of brain, and even neuronal and glial networks in a dish, display many electrical indicators of sleep.
Still There
Still There
Jef Akst | Oct 20, 2014
Researchers identify brain activity patterns that may indicate when an unresponsive patient is conscious.
Magic Mushroom Dreams
Magic Mushroom Dreams
Jef Akst | Jul 3, 2014
A psychedelic compound in hallucinogenic mushrooms triggers brain activity characteristic of dream states.
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 | Apr 30, 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.