Memories of Fear: Can we erase the bad memories associated with phobias, panic attacks, and anxiety? Neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux, PhD, thinks it may be possible, and his transforming research is attracting wide attention.
Memory and the Senses: New findings by pioneering researcher Donald Wilson, PhD, are revealing that our olfactory system serves as a window into how our brains first begin to malfunction when diseases such as Alzheimer's and schizophrenia strike.
Connecting to Sound: For those left profoundly deaf, a new type of high-tech implant that bypasses the auditory nerve helps restore some hearing.
Improving MRI: Diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) and diffusion kurtosis imaging (DKI), are proving helpful in mapping the brain's microstructures.
Ancient Drug for Terminally Ill: Can psilobycin, once known as the "psychedelic" mushroom, ease extreme distress at the end of life?
New Image of Addiction: Q&A with Dr. Nora Volkow, who has pioneered the use of brain imaging to study effects of drug addiction