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Berkeley Neuroscience in the News

A longitudinal study of 6-22 year olds shows that higher levels of structural connectivity between brain regions at age 6 predicts stronger functional connectivity and reasoning ability later in life. [...continue]

Berkeley Neuroscience in the News

UC Berkeley team among six awarded a DARPA contract to develop a high-resolution neural interface that could eventually lead to new ways of restoring senses. [...continue]

Perspective

In the latest Neurofriends Podcast, student host Ethan Cruikshank talks with Dr. Chris Holdgraf about how the brain interprets language and whether "mind reading" is just around the corner (spoiler: not quite). [...continue]

Berkeley Neuroscience in the News

New research from the Dillin Lab shows that the loss of smell alters metabolism and protects against weight gain in adult mice on a high fat diet. Read more in LA Times. [...continue]

Announcement

The Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute announces the selection of Markita Landry and collaborators Linda Wilbrecht, Marla Feller, and Jose Carmena as the recipients of the 2017 Radical Ideas in Brain Science Challenge. [...continue]

Berkeley Neuroscience in the News

Marian Cleeves Diamond, beloved teacher and one of the founders of modern neuroscience, died July 25 at the age of 90 at her home in Oakland. Learn more about her remarkable life. [...continue]

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Latest Faculty Publications

August 20, 2017

Fronto-parietal structural connectivity in childhood predicts development of functional connectivity and reasoning ability: a large-scale longitudinal investigation.

Fronto-parietal structural connectivity in childhood predicts development of functional connectivity and reasoning ability: a large-scale longitudinal investigation. J Neurosci. 2017 Aug 07;:...
August 19, 2017

The Segregation and Integration of Distinct Brain Networks and Their Relationship to Cognition.

Related ArticlesThe Segregation and Integration of Distinct Brain Networks and Their Relationship to Cognition. J Neurosci. 2016 Nov 30;36(48):12083-12094 Authors: Cohen JR,...
August 19, 2017

Tau and β-Amyloid Are Associated with Medial Temporal Lobe Structure, Function, and Memory Encoding in Normal Aging.

Related ArticlesTau and β-Amyloid Are Associated with Medial Temporal Lobe Structure, Function, and Memory Encoding in Normal Aging. J Neurosci. 2017 Mar...
August 19, 2017

Decoding subjective decisions from orbitofrontal cortex.

Related ArticlesDecoding subjective decisions from orbitofrontal cortex. Nat Neurosci. 2016 Jul;19(7):973-80 Authors: Rich EL, Wallis JD Abstract When making a subjective choice,...
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