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October 2018

Study: Attention Requires Balance in the Brain

Study: Attention Requires Balance in the Brain

New research shows that nerve cells maintain a state of balance when preparing to interpret what we see and this may explain why the healthy brain can block out distractions.

Peering Into What Goes Awry in Schizophrenia

Peering Into What Goes Awry in Schizophrenia

New assistant professor David Dodell-Feder studies the processes that underlie how humans navigate the social world and how those processes go awry in people with schizophrenia.

New Research Seeks to Understand Link Between Iron and Brain Development

New Research Seeks to Understand Link Between Iron and Brain Development

Iron deficiency is the one of the most prevalent nutritional deficiencies in the world and affects mainly pregnant mothers and young children.

Study Points to Possible New Therapy for Hearing Loss

Study Points to Possible New Therapy for Hearing Loss

Researchers have taken an important step toward what may become a new approach to restore hearing loss.