Neuroscience

Left-hand man

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By studying handedness, psychologist Daniel Casasanto hopes to understand the relationship between body and mind.

An interdisciplinary approach to the war on terror

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Political science meets neuroscience to discover the appeal of terrorist recruitment videos.

Mind readers

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Neuroscientists Ed Awh and Ed Vogel can read thoughts and tell the future. Sort of.

Decoding the brain

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UChicago neuroscientists are working on technology to help paraplegics move robotic arms using their minds.

Neural network

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Grossman Institute scholars explore—and begin to explain—the brain’s vast complexities.

Spotlight

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The lowly rat got a much-needed reputation boost when a team of UChicago researchers discovered the rodents demonstrate empathy and helping behavior.

A society for social neuroscience

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Chicago professors Jean Decety and John Cacioppo are bringing researchers together to focus on mutual influences between biology and social behavior.

Inquiring minds

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Neuroscientist John Maunsell leads a new institute’s research into the mysteries of the brain.

Free thinking

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Neurobiologist Peggy Mason gives almost 55,000 students an online introduction to the brain.

Brain wave

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The Think Tank dispatches neuroscience from the lab to the neighborhood.

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