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  • Title: Brain and Brain Research Information - Dana Foundation
    Descriptive info: .. Contact Us.. Site Map.. Feedback.. My Profile.. Subscriptions.. Advanced Search.. Brain Science.. Home.. News and Periodicals.. Blog.. Books.. Brain in the News.. Archives.. BrainWork.. Cerebrum.. Neuroeducation.. Neuroethics.. Free Publications.. Report on Progress.. The Temperamental Thread, by Jerome Kagan.. Cerebrum 2010 Anthology.. Treating the Brain: What the Best Doctors Know by Walter G.. Bradley.. Deep Brain Stimulation by Jamie Talan.. The Dana Foundation Series on Neuroethics.. All Dana Press Books.. Webcasts and Audio.. Audio Archive.. Webcast Archive.. Podcasts.. From the Dana Centre, UK.. Gray Matters.. Lectures.. NeuroPods.. News and Features.. One-on-One.. Panel Discussions.. Grants.. Brain and Immuno-Imaging.. Clinical Neuroscience Research.. Human Immunology.. Neuroimmunology.. Immunology Resources.. Arts Education Resources.. The Dana Alliances.. About the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives.. Who We Are.. What We Do.. Our Vision.. Our History.. Brain Awareness Week.. Programs.. Cognitive Fitness at Work.. Lending Library.. Neuroscience Education Initiatives.. New York City Regional Brain Bee Competition.. Staying Sharp.. Publications and Resources.. European Dana Alliance for the Brain.. Alliance Members.. Media Resources.. Neuroscience Resource Service.. Brain Expert Directory.. All News Releases.. Publications for Journalists.. Advances in Brain Research.. Briefing Papers.. Primers.. Q As.. Dana Foundation Background.. Dana Foundation Fact Sheet.. Timeline.. Financials.. Web Links for Journalists.. About Dana.. Overview.. Directors and Staff.. Web Resources.. BrainWeb.. Brainy Kids Online.. Brain Resources for Seniors.. Brain Connections.. Dana Delivers.. Follow Us on Twitter.. Dana RSS Feeds.. Join Us on Facebook.. Q A.. The Drunken Brain: MRS Imaging Yields Clues to Alcohol’s Neural Effects.. Do people with a genetic vulnerability to alcohol dependence need to drink more to feel like they’ve consumed the same amount of alcohol as those without the gene? Dana grantee Graeme Mason aims to answer this question using Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy to measure alcohol-induced changes in the concentration of certain neurotransmitters.. The Cognitive Benefits of Being Bilingual.. by Viorica Marian, PhD and Anthony Shook.. Today, more of the world's population is bilingual or multilingual than monolingual.. In addition to facilitating cross-cultural communication, this trend also positively affects cognitive abilities.. Researchers have shown that the bilingual brain can have better attention and task-switching capacities than the monolingual brain, thanks to its developed ability to inhibit one language while using another.. In addition, bilingualism has positive effects at both ends of the age spectrum: Bilingual children as young as seven months can better adjust to environmental changes, while bilingual seniors can experience less cognitive decline.. News.. Affiliative Experience Shows Unique Brain Signature.. by Kayt Sukel.. Your emotional bonds color your reading of events in specific ways.. The Effects of Early Life Adversity on Brain and Behavioral Development.. by Charles A.. Nelson, III, Ph.. D.. The science is now unambiguous regarding the short-and long-term hazards of early life adversity—both psychological and neural development can be compro mised.. A healthy society hinges on the healthy devel opment of its children, and a concerted effort should be made to protect our children whenever possible from exposure to early adversity.. One of our series of.. Reports on Progress.. Parasites and Us: Who is in Control?.. by Christine Otterey.. Studies link the presence of.. Toxoplasma gondii.. in the brain to higher rates of suicide attempts, schizophrenia, and infection.. How might it contribute to the many causes of these diseases?.. How the  ...   What's Next?.. by Jim Schnabel.. Drugs that target amyloid plaques may have no effect against dementia.. But Alzheimer’s clinical research has provided some reasons for optimism.. Calling all U.. S.. high schoolers! Put on your lab coats and get ready to think creatively about the brain.. The Dana Foundation is holding a competition where high school students can compete for a chance to win cash prizes by designing an original brain-related experiment.. Entries are due by January 17, 2013 and winners will be announced during.. Brain Awareness Week 2013.. For more information please read.. the guidelines.. Robert Post on Depression, Bipolar Disorder.. DABI member Robert Post, head of the Bipolar Collaborative Network, talks about treatments for bipolar disorder and the importance of early detection.. Other recent posts:.. •.. Chuck Close Lecture.. Kandel and Wiesel Talk Memory.. Sandy vs.. Science.. Staying Sharp Popular in Rochester.. Upcoming New York Neuroscience Events.. Happy Talk.. : A.. new series of on-stage conversations between personalities and experts – September–December at the Rubin Museum.. The Mystery of Memory.. : Dana Alliance members Daniel Schacter and Joseph LeDoux join historian of science and medicine Alison Winter and novelist and comparative literature professor André Aciman to discuss how memory impacts our perception of ourselves, the development of personality, and the ability to construct and reconstruct our past experience – November 14 at the New York Academy of Sciences.. Targeting Metals in Alzheimer's and Other Neurodegenerative Diseases.. : Transition metals including Fe, Zn and Cu affect neurotransmission and are implicated in Parkinson's, Huntington's and Alzheimer's diseases.. This symposium explores mechanisms for restoring the physiologic balance of transition metals in the brain - November 29 at the New York Academy of Sciences.. The Paradox of Overnutrition in Aging and Cognition.. : This conference will present recent research exploring overnutrition and cognition in the elderly population, including epidemiological data, new technologies, and an overview of potential indicators and predictors – December 4 at the New York Academy of Sciences.. T-Cells at the Interface of Immune-CNS Cross-Talk.. : At the New York Academy of Sciences, experts will discuss the role of T cells in CNS diseases with high unmet medical need, and offer clues to potential intervention – January 22.. Treatment-Resistant Depression: Glutamate, Stress-Hormones and their Role in the Regeneration of Neurons.. :.. Current depression therapies based upon monoamine neurotransmitters are beneficial for only one in ten patients.. This program reviews a paradigm shift in treatment—targeting the glutamatergic neurotransmitter system – March 25, 2013 at the New York Academy of Sciences.. NIH Announces First National Research Study Recruitment Registry.. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has launched.. ResearchMatch.. org,.. which seeks to connect people who want to participate in clinical trials with researchers conducting the studies.. The user-friendly site will cover an array of diseases.. The NIH also is sponsoring the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study.. Doctors at 59 research centers are looking for people with the very earliest complaints of memory problems that affect their daily activities.. See.. a list of locations and how to contact the researchers.. The.. Alzheimer's Association.. hosts a more-general.. Find a Clinical Trial.. page for patients, healthy volunteers, doctors, and others.. Privacy Policy.. Copyright 2012.. The Dana Foundation.. All Rights Reserved.. danainfo@dana.. org..

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  • Title: Contact Us - Dana Foundation
    Descriptive info: MAIL.. The Dana Foundation and The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives:.. 505 Fifth Avenue, 6th floor.. New York, NY 10017.. Phone:(212) 223-4040.. Fax:(212) 317-8721.. E-MAIL.. Dana Foundation.. dabiinfo@dana.. Media/Press inquiries.. pressinfo@dana.. Grants inquiries.. grantsinfo@dana.. FEEDBACK.. Please let us know how you use the site and what else you would like to see on this site by using the.. Web Site Feedback Form..

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  • Title: Feedback - Dana Foundation
    Descriptive info: This survey is conducted by the Dana Foundation and the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives.. We are soliciting feedback from our online users to learn more about your needs and to help us improve the services we offer you online.. We know your time is valuable and we greatly appreciate your feedback.. All responses are confidential.. 1) Why are you visiting this Web site today?.. to learn more about/access information from the Foundation, its grants, and its publications.. to learn more about/access information about the brain.. 2) What are your information needs from this site?.. (check all that apply).. Academic Research.. Personal Research.. Use as a Teaching Tool.. Get Breaking News about the Brain.. Get a Subscription.. Read radio/Tv transcripts.. Other.. 3) Have you used this Web site or similar Web sites before today?.. Yes.. No.. 4) How did you find this Web site today?.. Search Engine (such as Yahoo! or Lycos).. Link from another site.. Bookmark on my browser.. Typed in Dana's site address directly.. 5) How reliable and trustworthy  ...   I looked at your site.. 7) Do you use the Dana web site as the first online stop in your search for information about the brain?.. 8) How important is it to you to be able to ask a question online to a professional connected with the Dana Foundation/Alliance?.. Extremely important.. Somewhat important.. Somewhat unimportant.. Not important at all.. 9) How important is it to you to be able to ask a question online to a professional?.. Very helpful.. Helpful.. Somewhat helpful.. Not at all helpful.. 10) Would you describe yourself as any of the following?.. (please check all that apply).. Educator.. Policy maker.. Journalist.. Patient advocate.. Scientist.. Doctor.. Patient.. Grant applicant/recipient.. General Public.. 11) Please indicate your gender.. Female.. Male.. 12) Please indicate your age.. Under 18.. 19-29.. 30-50.. 50+.. Thank you for your input.. Please leave us with any additional comments you would like to address at this time.. If you send us a question to which you want a response, please include your e-mail address in the message..

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  • Title: Dana Foundation
    Descriptive info: All the words.. Any of the words.. Exact Phrase.. Within:.. All.. News Publications.. Events.. Dana Alliances.. (all fields are optional)..

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  • Title: The Brain - Dana Foundation
    Descriptive info: Here is your gateway to current news, information, and resources on the brain and brain research.. Some good places to start:.. Browse Dana's Brain Resources (see box on the right) or see what's new on our.. home page.. - provides information and links to validated sites about more than 25 common brain diseases and disorders.. - science resources for students, teachers, and parents including games, activities, experiments, and lesson plans.. - Web sites related to brain health, education, and general information for older adults.. Brain Connections: Your Source Guide to Brain Diseases and Disorders.. -.. A PDF that lists more than 240 organizations in the US offering information, referrals, and other guidance in connection with brain-related diseases and disorders.. Editor Selections.. New Studies Add to Evidence of Brain Differences in Autism.. by Floyd Bloom, M.. , Scientific Editor, Reports on Progress in Brain Research.. To re-emphasize the constant pace of scientific progress, we call readers’ attention to new observations relating to our Report on Progress in autism research last summer, “Autism: The Pervasive Developmental Disorder.. ” After three studies recently appeared, all dealing with the brain imaging abnormalities seen in the brains of patients diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, we asked the author of that Progress article, Dr.. David Amaral, for his comments.. His supportive view of real progress being made on this important aspect of the disorder is added to his Report, with links to the full texts of two of these studies and the abstract of the third.. Read more….. New site.. BrainFacts.. org Launches.. The site covers neuroscience basics as well as getting into more detail on topics like disease, memory, and language.. Sections of the site are geared towards educators, policymakers, and the press, and all content is reviewed by scientists for accuracy.. The Society for Neuroscience, The Kavli Foundation, and the Gatsby Charitable Foundation are founding partners, and several organizations, including the Dana Foundation, are content partners, providing information and articles.. Primer.. Stroke—A Primer.. A stroke—disrupted circulation that kills brain tissue—can devastate the brain, leaving neurological impairments including paralysis, partial or total language loss, and severe cognitive deficits.. Prompt, effective treatment can mean the difference between an optimal recovery and permanent disability or death.. Previous primers have looked at.. hormones and the brain.. ,.. brain receptors.. neuroanatomy.. the synapse.. , and.. biomarkers.. Brain Imaging Technologies and Their Applications in Neuroscience.. by Carolyn Asbury, Ph.. Imaging is becoming an increasingly important tool in both research and clinical care.. This comprehensive report describes types of imaging and what the images can tell us about the brain.. It is online in sections and also available.. complete as 45-page PDF.. Imaging Techniques at  ...   processes and research approaches.. The site’s multimedia “maps” illuminate the connections between topics, so you can trace your own path through the site.. [off-site link].. Partner site.. Learning How You Learn Best.. "Your Brain at Work: Making the Science of Learning and Memory Work for You" is an interactive Web site exploring how learning changes with age, learning better in the workplace and how a brain-healthy lifestyle can support learning throughout life.. It's the newest piece in the Dana Alliance's Cognitive Fitness at Work series, developed in partnership with The Conference Board.. The Dana Alliance's Cognitive Fitness section.. Get Involved in Brain Research.. In democracy or brain science, if you’re not participating, don’t complain about what occurs.. Sign up for clinical studies or drug trials.. The only way to find out how human brains work is through these carefully controlled clinical trials.. U.. National Institutes of Health listing of current clinical trials.. Brain in the News -- updated each week.. Browse Dana Brain Resources.. Step 1: Choose a Category.. --Category--.. Anatomy.. Conditions / Diseases.. Function.. Sociology / Social Phenomena.. Technology.. Dana Guide to Brain Health.. Step 2: Choose a Topic.. --Topic--.. :.. The global campaign to increase public awareness about the progress and benefits of brain research runs all year via.. Facebook.. or.. Twitter (#brainweek).. In 2013, the week will be March 11–17.. Dana Alliance.. The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives is a nonprofit organization of more than 280 neuroscientists, formed to help provide information about the personal and public benefits of brain research.. More About Dana Alliance ».. Brain Science Grants.. Clinical Neuroscience-Research.. Spotlight.. Suicide and the Unites States Army.. The suicide rate of active-duty soldiers doubled between 2003 and 2010.. In response, the Department of Defense and the United States Army improved their data collection methods to better understand the causes of military suicides.. As retired colonel Dr.. Elspeth Cameron Ritchie writes, unit history and the accumulation of stressors—from relationship problems to chronic pain—are significant suicide risk factors among soldiers.. But, she argues, Army officials must use this knowledge to design more-effective strategies for suicide reduction, including limiting access to weapons, especially post-deployment, and better connecting soldiers with their communities.. From our online magazine,.. Gray Matters Radio Series:.. Produced by Public Radio International in association with the Dana Alliance, the series includes topics ranging from neuroethics to sports, fitness and the brain.. Visit Streaming Audio Archive.. Subscribe to Series Podcast.. Brain in the News:.. Recommended reading selected by Dana editors, including articles and Web sites from around the world highlighting the latest discoveries about the brain.. Brain in the News online.. (Top stories, updated weekly).. Subscribe the the Print Edition.. (Free, updated monthly)..

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  • Title: News and Publications - Dana Foundation
    Descriptive info: About Dana Press.. Request Publications.. Services for Subrights [PDF].. Oct 25, 2012.. Oct 22, 2012.. Our genes supply the basic blueprint for brain development, but experience adjusts the underly ing brain circuitry based on the unique environment in which each individual lives.. Oct 16, 2012.. Oct 09, 2012.. Sep 27, 2012.. ” Bazan has his hand in music, literature, and culinary endeavors, turning hobbies into successful business ventures.. Despite spending almost all of his time leading the neuroscience lab at LSU’s School of Medicine in New Orleans, Bazan somehow found time to write a book, create a wine, and deepen his connection to music.. Sep 20, 2012.. Where Will New Drugs Come from to Treat Neuropsychiatric Diseases?.. Sep 14, 2012.. A new report from PhRMA (medicines in development for mental illnesses) highlights the statistic that 1 in 4 American adults suffer from some form of mental illness and that this costs the US economy more than $317 billion annually.. It also points out that 200 medicines are now in clinical development for mental health indications.. Sadly most of these medicines are not new but are variations or re-formulations of medicines we already use and the number of really new approaches to mental illness is very small.. Could Mind-Expanding Drugs Lead to Medical Breakthroughs?.. Sep 07, 2012.. Researchers have long thought that psychedelic drugs might effectively treat a range of psychiatric and neurological ailments.. But, Professor David Nutt and Dr Robin Carhart-Harris of Imperial College London argue, government bans in the late 1960s have prevented researchers from studying these compounds for decades.. While recent research has lent credence to early hypotheses about their potential, more research needs to occur before any resulting treatments could come into widespread use, and governments must amend restrictions on the substances, they say.. At Long Last, Medications for Multiple Sclerosis.. Aug 24, 2012.. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a common neurologic condition that usually affects individuals between the ages of 15 and 45.. It is an autoimmune disease that attacks the myelin sheaths of nerve fibers of both the brain and spinal cord.. Brain Overactivity May Drive Disease Progress in Alzheimer's.. Aug 22, 2012.. Before dementia sets in, some brain areas become more active.. This may not be compensatory, as once thought, but instead may be speeding the progress of the disease.. Consequences of the Inflamed Brain.. Aug 17, 2012.. Conditions as varied as surgery, cancer chemotherapy, peripheral nerve damage, and heart attack can lead to poor memory, depression, fatigue, and exaggerated responses to pain.. New Stem Cell Technologies May Help Personalize Alzheimer’s Treatments.. Aug 13, 2012.. Recent advances—including methods to pull a patient's own cells into a lab dish—also could offer researchers earlier models of the disease to test experimental drugs on.. Aug 09, 2012.. Drug-Resistant Epilepsy: Could It Be Astrocyte Disfunction?.. Jul 27, 2012.. Researchers at the recent European Federation of Neuroscience meeting in Barcelona described evidence that astrocytes modulate signaling between neurons—and that when  ...   New Class of Culprit in Neurodegeneration.. Jul 03, 2012.. Tiny, gene-regulating molecules known as non-coding RNAs may play roles in multiple neurodegenerative diseases.. [First].. [Previous].. [Next].. [Last].. Dana Alliance Publications and Resources.. **DABI publications online order form**.. Please visit this page to order materials.. Click on the links below to download PDFs.. GENERAL AUDIENCES.. Q A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research.. A pamphlet that provides the answers to commonly asked questions about the brain and its disorders.. An online guide listing over 240 organizations in the U.. likely to help those looking for information, referrals, and other guidance in connection with brain-related disorders.. DOWNLOAD ONLY.. STAYING SHARP SERIES.. Staying Sharp: Memory and Aging.. Moments of forgetfulness happen to everyone, even the young.. But as we get older, they may leave us wondering if we’re losing our mental edge.. Staying Sharp: Late-Life Brain Disorders: Getting the Facts.. Is there anyone who doesn’t desire to live life to the fullest every day, no matter their age? Learn about a few of the most common and most debilitating late-life brain disorders: dementia, depression, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, and chronic pain.. Staying Sharp: Learning As We Age.. According to the latest brain research, actively engaging our brains in learning throughout life can have a significant impact on how well our brains age.. Find out what neuroscience has revealed about lifelong learning.. Staying Sharp: Successful Aging and Your Brain.. We all know people who seem to blossom after 50, or stay sharp well into old age.. What can we learn from them? Find out what steps you can take now to improve your brain fitness, regardless of your age.. Staying Sharp DVD Program.. This 29-minute DVD covers changes in the aging brain, memory, and the science behind the healthy brain practices that may help us stay sharp.. Pair with “Successful Aging,” the Staying Sharp bookmark, and puzzles for a brain health program.. Staying Sharp Bookmark.. This bookmark illustrates four lifestyle factors that may contribute to the maintenance of cognitive function: mental activity, physical activity, social engagement, and the control of vascular risk factors.. THE MINDBOGGLING SERIES.. It's Mindboggling!.. Packed with information about the brain in a fun format of games, riddles, and puzzles for elementary and middle school students.. Es Increible!.. The Spanish edition of "It's Mindboggling!".. More Mindbogglers!.. An addition to It’s Mindboggling!, this publication is a closer look at learning and memory, the senses, drug addition, and how the brain and nervous system work, for elementary and middle school students.. The Mindboggling Workbook.. A fun-filled activity book about the brain for children in grades K-3 (ages 5-9).. Provides an introduction to how the brain works, what the brain does, its importance, and how to take care of it.. AUTHOR GUIDELINES.. Subscribe free to the In the News publications:.. Brain in the News:.. A free monthly newspaper with articles and Web sites from around the world, highlighting the latest discoveries about the brain.. Subscribe Now..

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  • Title: Dana Press Books - Dana Foundation
    Descriptive info: Dana Press Books.. e-Books Now Available.. If you are looking for some great reading on your e-reader, consider a Dana Press e-Book.. The following titles are now available:.. A GOOD START IN LIFE.. by Norbert Herschkowitz and Elinore Chapman Herschkowitz.. A WELL-TEMPERED MIND.. by Peter Perret and Janet Fox.. CEREBRUM 2010.. Foreword by Dr.. Benjamin S.. Carson.. DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION.. by Jamie Talan.. NEUROSCIENCE AND THE LAW.. by Brent Garland (Editor).. THE CREATING BRAIN.. by Nancy C.. Andreasen.. THE END OF STRESS AS WE KNOW IT.. by By Bruce S.. McEwen and Elizabeth Norton Lasley.. THE ETHICAL BRAIN.. by Dr.. Michael Gazzaniga.. THE NEUROSCIENCE OF FAIR PLAY.. by Donald W.. Pfaff.. THE TEMPERAMENTAL THREAD.. by Jerome Kagan.. TREATING THE BRAIN.. Walter G.. TRY TO REMEMBER.. Paul R.. McHugh.. Latest Books.. Viewing 1 - 6 of 34 item(s).. [1].. 2.. 3.. 6.. The Temperamental Thread: How Genes, Culture, Time and Luck Make Us Who We Are.. Published Apr 06, 2010.. Jerome Kagan,one of the leading developmental psychologists in the U.. , draws on decades of research to describe the nature of temperament—the in-born traits that underlie our responses to experience.. Along the way he answers such questions as, How does the temperament we are born with affect the rest of our lives? Are we set at birth on an irrevocable path of optimism or pessimism? Must a fussy baby always become an anxious adult?.. CEREBRUM 2010: Emerging Ideas in Brain Science, Foreword by Benjamin S.. Carson, Sr.. , M.. Published Feb 28, 2010.. Available in late February 2010: This fourth annual collection brings together the foremost experts in brain science.. Jay Giedd, Michael Posner, Mariale Hardiman, David Kupfer and Paul McHugh present their research – and their take – on such cutting-edge topics as the development of the teen brain, how arts education affects intelligence, the limitations of brain imaging, and how to bring more certainty and flexibility to diagnosis in the next edition  ...   easy-to-read source of a wide-range of information.. Cerebrum 2009: Emerging Ideas in Brain Science.. Published Apr 01, 2009.. "Cerebrum 2009 is an exciting, cutting-edge overview of brain science.. Written by top scientists, it provides insight into a wide-ranging variety of topics, from the effects of heart surgery on the brain to neuroimaging studies of political thought.. It is a fascinating and important book.. " —Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.. , Professor of Psychiatry, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.. Deep Brain Stimulation.. Published Mar 02, 2009.. Award-winning journalist, Jamie Talan provides the first investigation of this cutting-edge new treatment, and delivers compelling profiles of patients, and an introduction to doctors and scientists who are pioneering the research.. Talan reveals the ways in which deep brain stimula tion has produced promising results in the treatment of numerous diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease, depres sion, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and Alzheimer’s disease—-as well as the ethical issues that have arisen.. Try to Remember.. Published Nov 14, 2008.. McHugh, M.. One of our country’s leading authorities on psychiatry tells the unforgettable story of how lives can be destroyed by faddish misdirections of thought and therapeutic practices.. His first-hand account begins in the 1990s with his battle against the theory of “repressed sexual memories” and ends with his concern that excessive diagnosis of post traumatic stress disorder is today placing many patients in treatments that leave their real mental troubles untouched.. A passionate advocate for the contribution of psychotherapy to healing, McHugh reaches out to patients, families, and mental health providers to explain how to work together toward effective diagnosis and treatment to win a contest for mental peace.. Free Publications (Print and Web).. Dana offers.. free Web and print publications.. for the general reader.. BOOK PROPOSAL SUBMISSIONS.. The Dana Foundation has completed its book publishing program, and proposals for new books are no longer being accepted.. We thank all the authors who gave us the opportunity to consider their work..

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  • Title: Brain in the News - Dana Foundation
    Descriptive info: »Archives.. Recommended reading from around the Web.. October 2012.. Antidepressants: Somber Questions.. by Anita Slomski.. Proto Magazine.. | Spring 2012.. When it comes to antidepressants, there are still many unanswered questions.. A Father's Battle to Change the Future of Brain Research.. by Matthew Herper.. Forbes.. | May 7, 2012.. The father of a schizophrenic son is the co-founder of One Mind for Research, inspiring researchers of different disciplines to collaborate.. Robots That Reveal the Inner Workings of Brain Cells.. by Anne Trafton.. MIT News.. Researchers have developed a robotic arm capable of gathering information on the neurons inside a living brain, a highly difficult task for humans.. Range of Brain Diseases Could Be Treated by Single Drug.. by James Gallagher.. BBC News.. | May 6, 2012.. Researchers hope the same method could be used to treat Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and other  ...   of Jerome Kagan’s latest book, “Psychology’s Ghosts”.. How Exercise Could Lead to a Better Brain.. by Gretchen Reynolds.. The New York Times.. | April 18, 2012.. “Exercise, the latest neuroscience suggests, does more to bolster thinking than thinking does.. ”.. Patt Morrison Asks: Jonah Lehrer, Brain Teaser.. by Patt Morrison.. Los Angeles Times.. | April 1, 2012.. An interview with neuroscience writer Johan Lehrer.. Are Some Brains Better at Learning Languages?.. by Emily Sohn.. Discovery News.. | March 19, 2012.. Some people may be better at learning languages than others due to increased efficiency in particular regions of the brain.. For a free subscription or free single copy of.. , please complete the.. Request Form.. Be sure to specify the publication, the format you want to receive it in, and include your full name and mailing address for print editions..

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  • Title: Brain in the News (Archives) - Dana Foundation
    Descriptive info: Viewing 1 - 10 of 95 item(s).. 10.. Published Oct 11, 2012.. Why Doesn’t Everyone Get Alzheimer’s?.. Published Jul 30, 2012.. Two Remarkable Achievements in Neuroscience.. Published Jun 22, 2012.. Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease?.. Published May 30, 2012.. Hope for Head Injuries.. Published May 03, 2012.. Epilepsy Surgery Works.. Published Apr 03, 2012.. Proteins Run Amok.. Published Feb 21, 2012.. The Power of Suggestion.. Published Jan 17, 2012.. Delirium: A Preventable Problem.. Published Dec 14, 2011.. The Importance of a Controlled Study.. Published Oct 20, 2011..

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  • Title: BrainWork - Dana Foundation
    Descriptive info: Feed your brain with the latest findings in neuroscience research.. Fall 2012.. by Christine Ottery.. The Enduring Mystery of REM Sleep.. Is it a new-memory integrator? A virtual reality training program encoded in our genes? Or merely a warming-up of our neural engines?.. Summer 2012.. Stroke Researchers  ...   caused by stroke results from gradual processes, which might be reversible.. Scientists are trying compounds that block receptors and methods of cooling the overtaxed brain.. Winter 2012.. Treating Brain Cancer with Nanomedicine.. Researchers find microparticles can carry treatments across the blood-brain barrier and target only tumor cells..

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