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Using Sound to Get Around

Much like bats and marine mammals, humans show a remarkable ability to navigate their surroundings by bouncing sound waves off objects, psychological science reveals. This human echolocation, says researcher Lore Thaler, is spurring new insights into neuroplasticity. ... More>

Interdisciplinary Brain Research Gets Major Support from Kavli Foundation

The Kavli Foundation and its university partners announced a commitment of over $100 million in new funds to enable interdisciplinary research on the brain and brain-related disorders ... More>

The Terrible Teens

What Emotions Are (and Aren’t)

Brain Activity of Passengers on Terrifying Flight Sheds Light on Trauma Memory

Neuroimaging data from passengers on a flight that nearly crashed in 2001 are helping researchers understand how trauma memories are processed in the brain. ... More>