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Marsh Receives Cozzarelli Prize for Outstanding Research on Altruism

An article by Abigail A. Marsh of Georgetown University has been awarded the 2014 Cozzarelli Prize for excellent, original work published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. ... More>


An ‘income-achievement’ gap within kids’ brain structures


Man with Restored Sight Provides New Insight into How Vision Develops

A man whose sight was restored after 40 years of blindness continues to have very limited vision a decade after regaining sight, researchers find. ... More>


Observer Article

Decoding the Neural Signature of Consciousness

Science is teasing apart the series of distinct operations that occur in the brain as a person processes information. APS Fellow Stanislas Dehaene describes new research methods that can help reveal the boundary between conscious and unconscious states of processing. ... More>


Observer Article

How Brains Think

Humans understand complex aspects of their day-to-day experience through their bodies, says George Lakoff. The acclaimed cognitive linguist provides a comprehensive look at the nature of embodied structures in the brain and the application of cognitive and neural linguistics. ... More>