Category Archives: Society for Neuroscience

Do’s and Don’ts of Science Writing

Scientific research can be a lonely business. Labs and studies are collaborative, but the work is task driven, and results often take a year or two. For researchers, communication mostly means talking to like-minded lab partners or collaborators in pursuit … Continue reading

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Communicating Science Takes Center Stage at Brain Awareness Reception

“Communicating science is not just the noble thing to do, it’s the smart thing to do,” said adolescent brain expert Jay Giedd, M.D., at Saturday’s annual Brain Awareness Week reception at the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) annual meeting. Dr. Giedd, … Continue reading

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2014 Brain Awareness Video Winners

Last week, the Society for Neuroscience announced the winners of the 2014 Brain Awareness Video Contest. Leigha Phillips, with Helen Tang and Lily Benedict, snagged first place for their video on vision and illusion (a topic we’ll be exploring with … Continue reading

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Interview with Eric Kandel on the Biology of Mind

Dana Alliance member Eric Kandel speaks to the Los Angeles Times about memory research, the state of neuroscience, and his recent books.
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Greater NY Chapter Wins SfN Chapter-of-the-Year Award

The Greater New York Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, the group behind braiNY, was honored for its work.
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