Tag: neuroscience

Proposed Virginia Tech School of Neuroscience expected to attract big interest from undergrads

Virginia Tech’s proposed School of Neuroscience promises to be a unique program in the nation, one that will study not only disorders of the brain, such as Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury, but also the mind itself, including decision-making, behavior, and creativity.

Virginia Tech neuroscientist investigates how our social lives affect our brains

Want a healthy brain? Get a little help from your friends. Research shows that social experiences can directly improve brain function, as long as they don’t become overly stressful, which can impair brain function.

Virginia Tech researcher’s early work helped set the stage for future neuroscience studies

The field of neuroscience was still in its infancy when Michael Friedlander and his colleagues brainstormed a new experimental approach to examine how temperature change affects the entirety of a living organism.


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