Decoding signal processing in thalamo-hippocampal circuitry: implications for theories of memory and spatial processing

Decoding signal processing in thalamo-hippocampal circuitry: implications for theories of memory and spatial processing Marian Tsanov and Shane M. O’Mara Our latest paper. Highlights • Thalamo-hippocampal projections are vital for episodic memory formation. • There is extensive connectivity between these structures. • We examine the signals processed within this circuitry. • We focus on head… Read More

BRAIN FOR BUSINESS: HOW NEUROSCIENCE CAN FUEL A START-UP

BRAIN FOR BUSINESS: HOW NEUROSCIENCE CAN FUEL A START-UP Thursday, January 15, 2015 – 18:00 to 19:15 €5 – PRE-BOOKING ESSENTIAL Paccar Theatre The human brain is the most complex structure in the known universe. Brain For Business is a new series of events at Science Gallery, that explores the latest findings from neuroscience and psychology… Read More

Torturing the brain (because this is what torture results in: broken brains, minds and bodies)

[My book ‘Why Torture Doesn’t Work: The Neuroscience of Interrogation’ (Harvard UP) can be preordered from Amazon (.com) – more details at end of post] Given the release of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence study on the use of torture by the CIA, I thought it would be useful to gather together previous pieces on this blog on torture, including reblogs… Read More