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Imaging technology lets us take a look inside our heads — and produces some amazing pictures
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Today the world learned that neuroscientist Roger Y. Tsien passed away on August 24, 2016. His life’s work transformed cellular neuroscience.
The researcher discusses his futuristic vision for optical imaging.
  • People Behind the Science
  • 32 min
There's been a lot of discussion on social media of a recent paper in PNAS by Anders Eklund, Tom Nichols, and Hans Knutsson. Cluster failure: Why fMRI inferences for spatial extent have inflated false-positive rates Even Science magazine felt they needed to address it.
The National Eye Institute’s Audacious Goals Initiative is taking the next step to restoring vision through regeneration of the optic nerve and retina.
  • National Eye Institute
  • 6 min
Learn about some of the major technology used to study our brains, from PET scans to fMRIs.
  • PBS
This site has dozens of real images of the brain to help you learn how disease affects the brain.
  • Harvard Medical School
Nancy Kanwisher shares what she and her colleagues have learned: The brain is made up of both highly specialized components and general-purpose "machinery." 
  • TED
  • 18 min
The United States bets big on the brain by funding new tools and technologies to study the nervous system.
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Developmental disorders in children are typically diagnosed by observing behavior, but Aditi Shankardass knew that we should be looking directly at their brains.
  • TED
To fully appreciate brain function, scientists are studying what’s going on in various brain regions, and how these regions connect and communicate.
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Techniques that increase the resolution of microscopes are revolutionizing the ability to peer at brain structures in ever-increasing detail.
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