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Hebrew U. plans new center for brain studies
The New Jersey Jewish News article.
A dendrite of a neuron
A new research shows plasticity in adult neurogenesis.
Peres aipac
In his keynote speech to the 2012 AIPAC Policy Conference, President Shimon Peres affirmed that brain research is the future of scientific endeavor.
Dr. Amedi wearing one of the SSD devices
Brain scientists tap into visual cortex of people suffering from congenital blindness – making it possible for them to “see.”
Future Information Minimization as PAC Bayes regularization in Reinforcement Learning
A video lecture by Prof. Naftali Tishby in NIPS workshop on frontiers of model order estimation.
AUGMENTING COGNITION
A new book edited by Idan Segev and Henry Markram.
Sompolinsky
Sompolinsky was commended for producing a significant cumulative contribution to theoretical models or computational methods in neuroscience.
Scientific American: Probing the Unconscious Mind
Cognitive psychology is mapping the capabilities we are unaware we possess
Calcalist: All about mom
מחקרים פורצי דרך מגלים שהאינסטינקט האמהי הוא לא יותר מביולוגיה: ברגע שאנחנו מחזיקים תינוק, המוח שלנו - אמהות, אבות, דודים, סבתות - מתחיל להשתנות, לגדול, לשחרר הורמונים ולחדד את החושים.
Prof. Hermona Soreq
PRX-105, a variant of the protein acetylcholinesterase (AchE ), was initially developed for several indications, including as a countermeasure to nerve gas exposure.