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Radiation, Brains, and Exploring the Universe

New studies indicate that ionizing radiation might cause neurodegenerative disease. The implications could be profound for interplanetary or interstellar species.

October 28, 2016 — Caleb A. Scharf

New Clues to Just How Much the Adult Brain Can Change

Popular neuroscience books have made much in recent years of the possibility that the adult brain is capable of restoring lost function or even enhancing cognition through sustained mental or physical activities.

July 14, 2014 — Gary Stix
How Do Our Brains Remember? [Video]

How Do Our Brains Remember? [Video]

Each of us has a unique experience on this earth. A major reason for that is the buildup of our memories over time, which forms the ongoing narrative that we know as our life.

August 20, 2014 — Mark Fischetti