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International Neuroethics Society 2014 Annual Meeting

Chelsea Ott, International Neuroethics Society Communications Manager, gives us the rundown on what to expect at this year’s International Neuroethics Society annual meeting in November in DC. Registration is open now. Don’t miss the Annual Meeting of the International Neuroethics Society … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Kay Redfield Jamison

At the end of her recent essay in the New York Times, “To Know Suicide: Depression can be treated, but it takes competence,” Dana Alliance member Kay Redfield Jamison mentions, almost in passing, her own suicide attempt. She wrote vividly … Continue reading

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Dana Newsletter: August 2014

Below is the content that appeared in the latest Dana email newsletter. You can sign up to receive this (and other Dana email alerts and/or print publications) by going here. Students: Design a Brain Experiment The Dana Foundation is asking U.S. … Continue reading

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The Neurobiology of Resilience

Rather than focusing only on the bad effects of stress, should researchers also look for ways to induce resilience to treat depression and anxiety disorders? Based on recent research, Eric Nestler, Ph.D., a Dana Alliance member and chair of neuroscience … Continue reading

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Design a Brain Experiment Competition Is Back!

The Dana Foundation is asking U.S. high school students to submit their most creative brain experiment ideas to the fourth annual Design a Brain Experiment Competition. The 2014 competition featured some incredible submissions, led by the winning proposal, “Investigating the … Continue reading

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