neuroscientist neuroscientist  /ˈnjʊ roʊ ˌsaɪ ən tɪst/


  • (n) a neurobiologist who specializes in the study of the brain


  1. They have already been performed by the Stanford neuroscientist William Newsome.
  2. I got my first clue that I might be more sleep deprived than I thought in a lab run by Robert Stickgold, a cognitive neuroscientist at Harvard Medical School.
  3. And this, believes neuroscientist Eric Courchesne, of the University of California at San Diego, offers a critical clue to what goes so badly awry in autism.


  1. Eternal Sunshine of the Bionic Mind: Prosthesis Could Restore Memory

    NEW YORK — In the film "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," the characters undergo a scientific procedure to erase their memory. But what if instead of erasing memory, you could restore it? One neuroscientist aims to do just that.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: via Yahoo! News

  2. Whole Human Brain Mapped in 3D

    An international group of neuroscientists has sliced, imaged and analyzed the brain of a 65-year-old woman to create the most detailed map yet of a human brain in its entirety (see video at bottom). The atlas, called ‘BigBrain’, shows the organization of neurons with microscopic precision, which could help to clarify or even redefine the structure of brain regions obtained from decades-old ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Scientific American

  3. Brain images of previously unattainable quality

    A new three-dimensional model of the brain now provides in-depth insights into the human control centre. It allows us to see and understand the structure of the brain on a microscopic level in all three spatial dimensions for the first time. Jülich researchers headed by neuroscientist Prof. Dr. Katrin Amunts and their colleagues from Montreal (Canada) have worked on the freely accessible model ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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  • "It will be much easier and more effective for [Desimone], as a distinguished neuroscientist, to articulate the promises of this science than it is for me," said Sharp, adding that he can spend more time now in his own lab. "I feel fortunate...
    on Sep 20, 2004 By: Phillip Sharp Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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