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Neuro-tweets: #hashtagging the brain

06 May 2011

We like to think the human brain is special, something different from other brains and information processing systems, but a Cambridge professor set out to test that assumption – by conducting a live experiment using Twitter.

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Detail from the cover of the Oxford Handbook of Neuroethics

Smart thinking

07 Apr 2011

As audiences watch the movie "Limitless", in which an author uses a smart drug to boost his brain, a new book shines a spotlight on the ethical dilemmas which arise when developments in neuroscience are embraced by the non-medical world.

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What do drugs do to the brain?

17 Mar 2011

Drug abuse is probably linked to an in-built tendency to act without thinking, as shown by studies of siblings of chronic stimulant users, a leading neuroscientist will claim this week.

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Looking into the brain

04 Jan 2011

The Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre is a unique venture that brings together scientists and doctors from Cambridge University and Cambridge’s Addenbrookes Hospital for the development of new treatments for patients with brain disorders.

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