These colorful birds were used in a study of hierarchical recursive structures in the brain. Continue reading Colorful Birds
After earning my MedNeuro PhD in 2017, I decided to go a different path than anyone I knew. So it was clear I needed to make new contacts Continue reading 10 Facts About Networking for Scientists
The movie got rather bad reviews from critics (justified as I would say), however it raises some interesting neuroscientific questions about what goes on in our brains after we die. Continue reading Flatliners: What is going on in your brain after you die?
by Zara Khan MSc Student, Charité MedNeuro Those with a story-telling flair can keep one indulged for hours. Others that present educational or scientific content keep you intellectually engaged and listening to them are by no means a passive activity. If the podcast’s host has a dulcet tone and knows how to keep things moving, even stuff that you probably couldn’t care less about will … Continue reading Neuroscience Podcasts to Seriously Send Those Brain Cells Firing
In the study of human development, there once was a time where when a prickly ethical issue turned into science at its best… only to become a moral conundrum once again. Continue reading The Longest Two Weeks in the World: When Do We Limit Human Embryonic Research?
Worries about our appearance are so common that they are considered normative. There are instances, however, when such concerns become pathological Continue reading Body Dysmorphic Disorder: When Does Preoccupation With Body Appearance Become Pathological?
I wake up to the gloomy Berlin mornings, and I feel as if my mind is filled with an amorphous gray fuzz that drowns away most of my usual hubbub of thoughts. Continue reading Spry in Summer, Weedy in Winter: Seasonal Affective Disorders
We age every day. Most of the time we don’t realize it. But the aging process is a relentless force of nature. What happens in our brains as we get older? Continue reading Life of Brain: How the Brain Matures over the Lifespan
Usually, when it comes to our early childhood, we have to blindly rely on our family members to tell us about our lives. Only a handful of occasions remain as “snapshot” memories, where we can remember a single event, but can’t normally place them into a specific context.Continue reading “Childhood Memories: A Blank Period In Our Lives”
What’s best about the show is watching the characters try so hard to be ideals of themselves and embody big ideas, only to be pulled back to earth by the cold, unsexy grip of reality. Continue reading Review: Netflix’s Maniac Offers Rewards for Those Who Can Handle the Weirdness