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Education: Global citizenship for human flourishing

Dr Anantha Duraiappah and Nandini Chatterjee Singh from UNESCO, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development, share their views on the importance of global citizenship for human flourishing.

Environmental exposures during early life influence adult disease risk

Carolyn R. Klocke and Pamela J. Lein discuss how an individual’s experiences during early life can influence their risk for disease as an adult.
auditory development

The importance of patterned activity in the nervous system for auditory functions

George Ordiway, a PhD student in the laboratory of Dr. Jason Tait Sanchez at Northwestern University, discusses how patterned activity in the nervous system permits a wide range of biologically relevant functions, including auditory development.
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Turning left, right or going straight: Using elementary navigation decisions to understand brain function

Dr Stanley Heinze, Associate Professor at Lund University’s Department of Biology, underlines his work on neuroscience, notably using elementary navigation decisions to understand brain function.
high school maths, quantative linguistics

Understanding and producing words with high-school maths

Professor R. Harald Baayen, Quantitative Linguistics, University of Tübingen, explains how we can understand and produce words with high-school maths.
change in the workplace

Neuroscience: Managing change in the workplace

Hilary Scarlett, speaker, author and consultant at Scarlett & Grey, provides an insight into how we can manage change in the workplace and highlighting the importance of belonging, with a specific focus on neuroscience.
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What causes the powerful reasoning abilities of humans?

Research found neurological activity happening in the resting human brain that may explain our powerful reasoning abilities.
cause of uncanny valley, amygdala

Scientists find mental cause of ‘Uncanny Valley’ feeling

University of Cambridge scientists have discovered mechanisms in the brain that could be the cause of the 'Uncanny Valley' feeling, of looking at something near to human but not quite human.
mindreading neurons, simulation neurons

Scientists find “mindreading” neurons in some brains

Scientists have identified special types of "mindreading" neurons that may allow us to simulate the decision-making processes of others, thereby reconstructing their state of mind and predicting their intentions.
mental health disorders

The vascular origin of mental health disorders

Anju Vasudevan from McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School looks at the progressive change in thought around brain blood vessels and their direct contribution to mental health illnesses.
stroke recovery, recovery research

Stroke recovery: The exciting trends of the future

Steven A. Kautz, Professor at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center and the Medical University of South Carolina College of Health Professions gives a glimpse into the future trends for stroke recovery research.
quality of life, social and behavioural science

Supporting social and behavioural science improves the quality of life

Dr Arthur Lupia, Assistant Director, Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (SBE) at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the U.S. provides a compelling glimpse into how supporting social and behavioural science improves the quality of life.
The Angiogenesis and Brain Development Laboratory

The Angiogenesis and Brain Development Laboratory

Dr Anju Vasudevan discusses the goal of the Angiogenesis and Brain Development Laboratory, and the importance of it's research
neurological disease

Reducing the burden of neurological disease: A focus on stroke research

Open Access Government looks at the wider work of The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke in the U.S. when it comes to reducing the burden of neurological disease and how they are supporting stroke research
Search Central Auditory Physiology Laboratory

Central Auditory Physiology Laboratory

Dr. Sanchez discusses his research into the auditory system in order to develop therapeutic approaches for people with hearing impairment Neurons within the auditory pathway utilise specialised biophysical properties to precisely encode elements of sound important for normal hearing. For individuals with hearing impairments – like age-related hearing loss, auditory neuropathy, and central auditory...
Neurodegenerative disorders

Neurodegenerative disorders in the U.S.

The vital work of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) and The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) are explored here by Open Access Government, with a special focus on neurodegenerative disorders.
Signal Peptide, DZNE

The DZNE: researching neurodegenerative diseases

The DZNE investigates the causes of neurodegenerative diseases and develops novel strategies for prevention, treatment and care.
muscular dystrophy

The key issues around muscular dystrophy (MD) in Europe

Boris Šustaršič, President of the European Alliance of Neuromuscular Disorders Associations shares his thoughts on the key issues around muscular dystrophy (MD) in Europe today 
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Developmental neurotoxicity testing – the need for a new approach

Professor Lein discusses developmental neurotoxicity and the critical need for a new approach to identifying and regulating chemicals that interfere with normal brain development.
spinal cords

ALS researchers begin recreating human spinal cords on a chip

NIH-funded study closes in on personalised drug testing for neurological disorders

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