Top 5 Most Viewed Videos of 2017
News Jan 05, 2018 | By Adam Tozer Ph.D Neuroscience Writer
We posted lots of great and informative videos from the world of neuroscience in 2017. Here we list the Top 5 most viewed. Keep your eye on our Facebook video page to stay up to date in 2018.
1. The human brain is shrinking
2. Octopuses are incredibly smart
3. Citizen neuroscientists are helping to solve the secrets of the brain
4. Lack of exercise shrinks your brain
5. Light at night promotes tumor growth
We make judgements quite rationally or "by the gut". Not only experience and relevant information play an important role, but also our preferences. A study by the Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research in Cologne shows how the reward system in the brain conveys judgements affected by one's own desires, and how our inner beliefs are altered more by good than bad news.
The emerging technology of sonogenetics—a technique where cells are controlled by sound—offers the potential to one day replace pharmaceutical drugs or invasive surgical treatments for neurological conditions like epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease or post-traumatic stress disorder. A new research program could take this technique to the next level with $750,000 of funding.READ MORE
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