Neuroscience Archives

The Neuroscience of Friendship

We all need friends. Deeper and more numerous friendships promote health, well-being, survival, and even financial success. By the same token, social exclusion and the loss of social partners result in feelings similar to physical pain. Impairments in the ability or...

The Future of Brain Science

How did we used to study the human brain? What are current technological advances in brain research? What does the future hold for brain science? Renowned neuroscientist and Mind Science Trustee, Dr. Jenny Hsieh, Director of UTSA’s Brain Health Consortium, gives...

Teenagers are works in progress 3/9

Just what IS going on in the teen brain? Join Abigail Baird, PhD (Vassar) as she shares how the neurological growth spurt of adolescence dictates how we learn to consolidate, generalize and then (at light speed) make use of our experiences to navigate our every day...

Taste for Mindfulness

We are slowing down the process of eating and focusing on our senses. Dr. Lindsay Bira shows us how to slow things down, be present in the moment and notice how our well-being increases.

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