The scientific study of the nervous system is entering a new golden age. Researchers and clinicians continue to advance the treatment of conditions such as Alzheimer’s syndrome, Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury. Public initiatives like the federal Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) program in the United States, announced in April 2013, ensure that funding and resources will continue to be applied to this rapidly growing field. Elsevier’s journals, books, eBooks, online references, and tools are respected around the world for everything from physiology and pathology to behavioral genetics and nerve repair. Our publications are a gateway to the latest advancements in neuroscience research and leading-edge data for professionals, students, and academics alike.
Cogito ergo sum – I think, therefore I am. Krishnagopal Dharani uncovers the mind-matter imbroglio in this article.
The highly-anticipated revision of the gold-standard reference on neuroantomy, The Rat Nervous System, edited by George Paxinos, recently published.
Check out Elsevier's guide to SfN 2014 activities! SfN takes place November 16-19 in Washington, D.C.
Pascal Wallisch provides his tips and tricks to successfully navigating a major scientific conference like SfN 2014.
What is mind? What is consciousness? Author Krishnagopal Dharani discusses here.
What causes our conscious thoughts to be arranged in an orderly fashion, and what are the mechanisms involved? KG Dharani answers five key questions.
KG Dharani employs his proposed molecular-grid model to see how it answers these questions: Why are dreams random, and why do we forget them?
Epigenetic Regulation in the Nervous System won First place in Neurology at the 2014 BMA Medical Book Awards ceremony.
Neither brain, nor reality are designed to make happiness easy to come by, nor to make it last. That would interfere with survival and reproduction goals.
A hilarious collection of neuroscience jokes.