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Wiring the Brain: Columbia’s Mind Brain Behavior Institute

What makes us human? This conundrum, a perennial challenge to poets and philosophers, was the subject of a talk last Wednesday hosted by Columbia University’s Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute and sponsored by the Dana Foundation. From a neuroscientist’s perspective, … Continue reading

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Early Brain Development in Children

At a recent Columbia Mind Brain Behavior lecture, Elizabeth Hillman discussed blood flow in the developing brain, and how her research may help point the way to new treatments for brain disorders in both children and adults.
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Impacts of Stress on the Young Brain

At a July Capitol Hill briefing, organized by AAAS and supported by Dana, experts discussed the long-term impacts of stress and violence on the young brain.
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Stroke Recovery

At the May Capitol Hill briefing, organized by AAAS and supported by Dana, the deputy director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke called stroke recovery “the brightest and most exciting area in stroke research.”
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Brain Mapping

At the June Capitol Hill briefing, organized by AAAS and supported by the Dana Foundation, experts discussed the current state of brain mapping research and what the future may hold.
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