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It’s National #DrugFacts Week!

This week is National Drug Facts Week, “a national health observance for teens to promote local events that use NIDA science to shatter the myths about drugs.” Be sure to check out the dedicated website to find events in your … Continue reading

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Dana Newsletter: October

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. With a Little Help from Our Friends: How the Brain Processes … Continue reading

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Lucy and the 10 Percent Brain Myth

It’s unfair to have Morgan Freeman, with his smooth, deep voice, say it. In the trailer for the upcoming film Lucy, the actor who has played both the President and God addresses an auditorium of students and says, “It is … Continue reading

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Your Brain in 2050: Closing the Gap Between Sci-Fi and Reality

I am a huge fan of the sci-fi genre. I have read Cat’s Cradle, Ender’s Game, and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and seen movies like 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Matrix more times than I care to … Continue reading

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EDAB Inaugurates Neuroscience Outreach Program Awards

The European Dana Alliance for the Brain (EDAB), in collaboration with the Federation for European Neuroscience Societies (FENS), established two prizes to reward public outreach projects and special contributions by individuals and organizations. The winners of each award will receive Euro … Continue reading

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