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Rapidly Progressive Dementia: From Prions to Antibodies
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A look at the causes and treatments of progressive dementia with UCSF’s Dr. Michael Geschwind and Dr. Jeff Gelfand.

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Beautiful 3-D Reconstructions of Brain Cells and All Their Synapses
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Prof Jeff Lichtman describes his group's work to map the brain from the synapses up.

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Take a 3D Voyage Through the Brain
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Put your head inside a brain! A new immersive virtual reality (VR) experience now offers a unique way to visualize and interact with large volumes of 3D anatomical brain data.

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Fruit Fly Brains Inform Search Engines of the Future
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Salk scientists, Saket Navlakha and Charles Stevens have a paper that shows that the way fruit flies identify smells that are most similar to ones they’ve encountered previously could improve computer search algorithms.

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Map Neurons For the Good of Science
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Mozak is an online game that challenges people to map neurons from real life data. The reconstructions are then used to map the brain.

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Optogenetics Explained
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Allie Astrocyte from Neuro Transmissions explains how channel rhodopsins can be expressed in neurons to control neuronal activity, with light.

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Zombie Neuroscience
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Professor Shane O'Mara from Trinity College Dublin explains the likely cognitive damage caused to the brains of humans to turn them into zombies.

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2-Minute Neuroscience: Long-Term Potentiation (LTP)
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This video from Neuroscientifically Challenged discusses Long Term Potentiation, one mechanism of synaptic plasticity.

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Anil Seth Explains How Your Brain Hallucinates Consciousness
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Anil Seth explains how your brain hallucinates your reality

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Why Are We Superstitious?
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Many things are supposed to be good or bad luck, but are we gaining or losing something by playing along?

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