The Vulnerable Brain: Capacity, Coercion, and the Elderly »

15 Dec, 2016
As the American population ages, the medical and legal systems will have to balance concerns about protecting the elderly from fraud and victimization with fundamental autonomy rights. In this event, we will present a case that concerns a tragic trajectory caused by undetected brain disease and discuss both missed opportunities to intervene and the implications…
Not Just a Meditation Tool: The Muse Brain Sensing Headband In Neuroscience Research

Not Just a Meditation Tool: The Muse Brain Sensing Headband In Neuroscience Research »

Wearable’s low-cost and portability prove advantageous in university studies

Tal Medical Changes the Game With Acute Psychiatric Treatment Options

Tal Medical Changes the Game With Acute Psychiatric Treatment Options »

MRI-based technology may lead to reduced psychiatric symptoms. All photos provided. This story goes back into the archives of the psychiatric research facilities at McLean Hospital. Ten years ago, researchers were investigating the nuances of brain structure and function when the technicians on the project started to hear about something very strange: their…
Carnegie Mellon’s Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Brain Science

Carnegie Mellon’s Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Brain Science »

16 Sep, 2014
NewsUncategorized
CMU's BrainHub brings cross-disciplinary researchers together for brain research. Photo via CMU BrainHub. How does the brain work? This might be the biggest scientific question of the 21st century, and many scientists say that we're just scratching the surface when it comes to understanding how neurons work together to create complex…
Barcelona-based brain-scanning device company Neuroelectrics breaks ground in Boston

Barcelona-based brain-scanning device company Neuroelectrics breaks ground in Boston »

31 Mar, 2014
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This the combination brain scanning and stimulating platform manufactured by Barcelona-based Neuroelectrics, a spinoff of Starlab, and its creators hope it’ll be at the forefront of brain science in the Boston and beyond.

Citizen Science: Can citizens power medical research?

Citizen Science: Can citizens power medical research? »

16 Feb, 2014
MedTech Features
Any citizen can be a scientist. At least, that was the theme of one popular symposium today at the 2014 AAAS conference. It's the fourth full day of non-stop science here in Chicago, but despite the information deluge many participants perked up for a lively debate following a presentation called "Advances in Citizen Science." What is…

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