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Dueling Brains

Two universities both contend they are the home to the world's largest anatomically correct brain. ... More>

Kasia M. Bieszczad

University of California, Irvine What does your research focus on? My primary research interests are in the neurobiology of learning and memory, with a particular focus on the neurobiological […]... More>

Observer Article

Behavioral Science at the Speed of Light

An emerging field called optogenetics is providing researchers with an unprecedented opportunity to control brain cells with the push of a button. ... More>


Opportunities and Challenges in Social Neuroscience


The unifying Opportunities and Challenges in Social Neuroscience conference at Utrecht University, The Netherlands, is bringing together psychological scientists from around the world to discuss the directions that neuroscience is heading.... More>

Sleep Makes Your Memories Stronger

As humans, we spend about a third of our lives asleep. So there must be a point to it, right? Scientists have found that sleep helps consolidate memories, fixing them in the brain so we can retrieve them later. Now, new research is showing that sleep also seems to reorganize memories, picking out the emotional details and reconfiguring the memories to help you produce new and creative ideas, according to the authors of an article in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.... More>