In our Journal Club series, Neuroscience Editor Ruairi Mackenzie takes a look at an interesting paper in more detail. Expect low-quality facial hair, medium-quality video resolution, and always high-quality neuroscience.
This short animated film, co-directed by neuroscientist Valentin Riedl, tells the story of Carlotta, who uses art to overcome a rare brain condition that prevents her from recognizing faces.
In this video recorded at ELRIG Drug Discovery 2019 in Liverpool, Dr Fiona Marshall, MSD, outlines some of the challenges for the development of treatments for dementia. She also explains how new biomarkers and imaging techniques can be used to identify and treat patients with ageing-related diseases.
Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks brings our attention to Charles Bonnett syndrome -- when visually impaired people experience lucid hallucinations. He describes the experiences of his patients in heartwarming detail and walks us through the biology of this under-reported phenomenon.Watch Now