November 09, 2017

To Tell the Truth


To Tell the Truth: A Neuroscience & Society and International Neuroethics Society event held at AAAS in Washington, DC, on November 9, 2017. Speakers: Elizabeth Loftus, Charles Dike; discussion includes Victoria Talwar
September 28, 2017

The Meditating Brain


The Meditating Brain: A Neuroscience & Society event held at AAAS in Washington, DC, on September 28, 2017. Speakers: Sara Lazar, Ph.D., Chris Streeter, M.D., Andrew B. Newberg, M.D.
July 21, 2017

The Aging Brain


Learn what happens to the brain as we get older, what happens when the process goes wrong, and what we can do to strengthen the brain as we age. This Capitol Hill Briefing took place July 21, 20167; panelists were Wendy Suzuki, PhD, and Marie Bernard, MD.
June 12, 2017

Secrets of Successful Ageing... in Later Life


To prevent or slow cognitive decline in later life, one should adopt as many healthy lifestyle choices as possible, researcher Ian Deary told an audience at the Royal Society. His talk was organized by the European Dana Alliance for the Brain (EDAB) and the University of the Third Age (U3A).
May 10, 2017

The Opioid Epidemic


The Opioid Epidemic: A Neuroscience & Society event held at AAAS in Washington, DC, on May 10. Speakers: Karen Drexler, M.D., Daniel Ciccarone, M.D., and Nora Volkow, M.D.
March 15, 2017

Ready, Player One: How Video Games Affect Your Brain and Behavior


Craig Anderson, Ph.D., of Iowa State University, Hilarie Cash, Ph.D., of reSTART Life, and Chandramallika Basak, Ph.D., of UT-Dallas, address some of the questions raised by the growing consumer demand for more and more-immersive video games. This event was part of the Neuroscience and Society series, supported by AAAS and the Dana Foundation.
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