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Research Experiences for Undergraduate Students

In a previous blog post, I described programs available to high school students who wanted to experience life in a neuroscience research laboratory. Research opportunities also exist pharmacy online for college undergraduate students but they are sometimes difficult to find.

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Posted in About Neuroscience, Brain Basics, by Eric Chudler, Educators, In Society
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Free and open text books? No, we really mean it this time.

It would have been easy to miss an important news story as it happened shortly before the SFN meeting: Gov. Brown (California) signed into law a program that will create 50 lower division text books and a new type library that will house them.

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Posted in About Neuroscience, by Anita Bandrowski, Educators, Technologies
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The Subconscious Mind and Extrasensory Perception

A reader called me to say how much he enjoyed my book, The Other Brain, and then confided the true reason for his call:  he wanted to share with me an extraordinary change in his brain and ask for my neurobiological insight.   “After having a stroke I found that I could read other people’s minds,” he said.

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Posted in About Neuroscience, by Douglas Fields, Injury, Mood, Neural Network Function, Neuroanatomy, Sensing, Thinking & Behaving, Stress and Anxiety
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