Your Brain Is Not for Thinking
APS Past-President/ Author: Lisa Feldman Barrett Five hundred million years ago, a tiny sea creature changed the course of history: It became the first predator. It somehow sensed the presence of another creature nearby, propelled
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The Brain from Inside Out: 2020 Kavli Keynote Address Shines Light on Cognition
New York University’s György Buzsáki proposes that our newborn brains are filled with largely random patterns, which he refers to as an “inside-out” framework.
Neuroscience Could Be the Key to Getting People to Wear Masks
OPINIONS ABOUT WEARING masks and maintaining social distancing are sharply divided, largely along red and blue lines. Conservatives Republicans are the least likely to wear a mask, according to poll data from Pew Research. Some neuroscientists believe that lessons
The Brain Inside Out: 2020 Kavli Keynote Address Shines Light on Cognition
György Buzsáki presented the APS’s 2020 Fred Kavli Keynote Address titled “The Brain Inside Out.” [July 15, 2020]
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