neuroscience neuroscience  /ˈnjʊ roʊ ˌsaɪ əns/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the scientific study of the nervous system

Usage(s):

  1. Questions once confined to theological speculations and late-night dorm-room bull sessions are now at the forefront of cognitive neuroscience.
  2. For visionary leadership in educating the public and the donor community about the importance of brain research, and for directing funds for the support of neuroscience.
  3. The workings of the creative mind have been subjected to intense scrutiny over the past 25 years by an army of researchers in psychology, sociology, anthropology and neuroscience.

News

  1. Centre College research on energy drinks creates buzz

    KatieAnn Skogsberg, an assistant professor of behavioral neuroscience at Centre College is leadingresearchon the effects of energy drinks on reaction time.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Danville Advocate-Messenger

  2. So You Want A PhD

    I've been thinking lately about PhDs, so I've written down some advice for anyone considering starting one, based on my own experience and those of the students and former students that I know. My PhD was in neuroscience but as far as I can tell, the situation is similar in most sciences. However, I'm not sure how far the following applies outside of the UK. It's important to find a course and ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Discover

  3. Want to Lean About Neuroscience? There's an App for That

    The educational app iNeuron was developed in Minneapolis under a National Institute of Health grant. It aims to teach Madi and other high school students neuroscience ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: 5 Eyewitness News St. Paul

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