Posts Tagged ‘neurobiology’
 
 
 
abnormal psych
 
cool runnings 38 premier picture
cool runnings 38 premier picture
cool runnings 38 premier picture

See cartoons: The new New Yorker science site

  Dramatic pictures and funny cartoons! Serious science and trending technology! Snappy editing and peppy prose! How would you pitch such a thing? Like combining National Geographic, Scientific American and The New Yorker ...
 
brain experiments
 
Cool Runnings 51 preferred
Cool Runnings 51 preferred
Cool Runnings 51 preferred

Good ol’ RasMol: Molecular modeling for the masses

                  Chemical effects on the brain are both fascinating and necessary for survival. Endogenous neuromodulators and neurotransmitters and their receptors are switches whi...
 
altered states
 
cool runnings 49 nasruddin
cool runnings 49 nasruddin
cool runnings 49 nasruddin

Mental physics

                          Mullah Nasruddin embodies the way of the wise fool to which one aspires  with increasing maturity: One day, people saw Mullah Nasruddin...

 
basal ganglia
 
cool running 48 prefered pix
cool running 48 prefered pix
cool running 48 prefered pix

A 20 micron resolution 3D map of a human brain

            Resolution is now often measured in pixels, but the more familiar method is to use measures of distance. Resolution is not the same as size, although the two terms are sometimes conflat...
 
brain experiments
 
cool runnings 45 dying-to-be-thin
cool runnings 45 dying-to-be-thin
cool runnings 45 dying-to-be-thin

NOVA beta

Please put away your books and notes, it’s time for a quiz. Circle the answer below which best represents the date of the first computer. 1822  CE 70  BCE 1206  CE 1941  CE 2700  BCE Depending on your perspective, and wh...
 
bookreview
 
Steven W. Smith, hero in
the Science 2.0 world.
Steven W. Smith, hero in
the Science 2.0 world.
Steven W. Smith, hero in
the Science 2.0 world.

The best explanation of DSP

  I submit that acronyms are a plague upon our civilization and should be banned. Some acronyms, by being daily in the media, such as HIV, are probably recognized by most people as… what? Something bad, certainly, but ho...

 
abnormal psych
 
Sir John Cleese on being told he
has just been awarded the Ignobel
Prize for 2013
Sir John Cleese on being told he
has just been awarded the Ignobel
Prize for 2013
Sir John Cleese on being told he
has just been awarded the Ignobel
Prize for 2013

HUMOR – Everything you didn’t know about the brain – HUMOR

  Dr. John Cleese is a world-famous British neuroscientist whose work with Claude Bernard and Ivan Pavlov first brought him to the attention of scientists on the world stage. (This is completely false.) During the 20th cen...
 
abnormal psych
 
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What I did on my summer vacation: mind hacks

When faced with a huge task, a truly humungous task which stretches out over the horizon and with no sensible timely end – bailing out the ever-expanding oceans with a tea spoon is a commonly thought of example – it’s...
 
basal ganglia
 
cool runnings 35 lead picture
cool runnings 35 lead picture
cool runnings 35 lead picture

Play the Name the Brain Game

At last, Cool Runnings brings you something you have always wanted: an interactive web site which will teach you 91 brain structures! The head-, neck-, spine- and brainchild of Brett Young, MD, at the site’s birth a neuroradi...

 
abnormal psych
 
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cool runnings 35 1
cool runnings 35 1

Will what is missing solve consciousness?

              In the world of scientific discovery and entrepaneurship, scholars often seem like the homeless of the institutional world. Yet in the midden of overwhelming masses of informatio...