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The Immersive World of Virtual Reality: Why VR is the Ultimate Neuroscience Experiment

By: Lina Jamis, 2nd year student in the Anatomy Graduate Program

The promise of virtual reality has always been an enticing one—slip on this headset and escape to a new place, without ever stepping foot outside of the room. 854 more words


Keeping it clean: mechanisms of microglial synaptic refinement

When it comes to the brain, neurons are the superstars. They pass the electrical signals that control our bodies and mind, so they’re pretty important. But have you thought about what neurons would be like without their entourage? 2,042 more words


the science of learning

Despite the persistent myth that we only use 10% of our brains, our cognitive abilities—the processes involved in learning, comprehension, reasoning, and problem solving—do have limitations. 676 more words


Between the Spheres

This is what it looks like, in the one hand

Between the Spheres

I try to wrap my mind around it.

An attempt to connect the two – a keen accomplishment (perhaps unique to all the world of humans) – of right knowing what left is doing, and vice-versa. 236 more words


Renewing Our Belief in the Power of People ~ Reprise

I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance.” Pablo Casals


The more I see others from my heart and not my judgment, the more compassion I have for my fellow human beings.   1,391 more words