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June, 2019

Mind Over Matter: Cognitive Neuroengineering

Brain-machine interface—once the stuff of science fiction novels—is coming to a computer near you. The only question is: How soon? While the technology is in its infancy, it is already helping people with spinal cord injuries. Our authors examine its potential to be the ultimate game changer for any number of neurodegenerative diseases, as well as behavior, learning, and memory. Read More...

May, 2019

Emotional Rescue: The Heart-Brain Connection

The silent, often subconscious conversation that is taking place inside us is the dialogue of emotion-based signals between our hearts and our brains. Our author tells us what research has uncovered and some of the keys to a longer, healthier life. Read More...

April, 2019

Multicosts of Multitasking

Our authors provide the latest research on what happens to the brain when you try to handle more than one task at a time. Read More...

March, 2019

Spinal Muscular Atrophy: Huge Steps

By: Kelly Howell, Ph.D., Rebecca Gibbs, and Lee L. Rubin, Ph.D.

Medical care improved the odds somewhat, but new discoveries and therapeutic developments have improved survival rates significantly for spinal muscular atrophy—and more good news may be on the horizon. Read More...

March, 2019

Todd Feinberg and Jon Mallatt’s Consciousness Demystified

By: Richard Brown, Ph.D.

Consciousness is often considered a mystery. How can the seemingly immaterial experience of consciousness be explained by the material neurons of the brain? This new book attempts to sort through it all. Read More...

February, 2019

Watering Memory Trees

By: Dorthe Berntsen, Ph.D., and Marie Kirk, Ph.D.

Nostalgia improves quality of life for dementia patients. But can it also lead to remedies? Read More...

January, 2019

Brain Training for Kids: Adding a Human Touch

By: Brenna Hassinger-Das, Ph.D., and Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek, Ph.D.

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Google “brain games for kids” and you can find apps, board games, puzzles, phonic fun, improvisational games—the list goes on and on for all ages in a billion dollar market. But questions remain: do toys and games improve thinking or IQ, or do they just make a child better at playing the games? Read More...

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Joseph T. Coyle, M.D., Harvard Medical School
Pierre J. Magistretti, M.D., Ph.D., University of Lausanne Medical School and Hospital
Helen Mayberg, M.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai 
Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D., The Rockefeller University
Donald Price, M.D., The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Charles Zorumski, M.D., Washington University School of Medicine

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