Author Archives: danablog505

Stress and the Brain

Didn’t sleep well last night? Your immune system may be in overdrive today, starting or continuing a cascade of stressors that could spell ill for your body and brain. “If you didn’t sleep, if you had a tired night, your … Continue reading

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Keeping Our Eye on the Ball: NFL Concussion Crisis

Media coverage of Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, and other lesser known National Football League (NFL) players involved in domestic abuse cases have pushed the larger problem facing the game—chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)—to the back burner. In a recent New York … Continue reading

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Active in the Lab and in the Community

Dana Alliance member Beverley Greenwood-Van Meerveld, Ph.D., director of the Oklahoma Center for Neuroscience and Presbyterian Health Foundation Chair in Neurosciences at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, is as active in the community as she is in the … Continue reading

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Discounted Registration for Neuroethics Annual Meeting

There’s only a few days left to register for the International Neuroethics Society Annual Meeting at the discounted early-bird rate. After September 15, the price increases, so register by Monday!

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Brainy Kids: Animals and Dissections Resource

This might sound gross, but I remember being excited to dissect a worm in school. Learning about animals and their behavior is intriguing, but seeing and learning about their inner workings can be just as fascinating. Check out the following … Continue reading

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