Материалы рубрики «Neuroscience»
Introducing the main scientific achievements of the year in biology, chemistry, and medicine
How is traumatic memory formed, can negative experience affect the offspring? What unusual things can our brain do, and do we have a chance to recover from psychological traumas on our own? Academician and director of the Institute for Advanced Brain Studies, Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU), Konstantin Anokhin answers these and other questions.
How secure is the World Wide Web? What are ways to develop information hygiene? What can the loss of control over information technology result in?
Pigeons distinguish Monet from Picasso, ants can count, and crows can understand symbols. And what else is known about the cognitive abilities of animals? What are their unique abilities, and what are ours?
What neural mechanisms allow us to enjoy solving visual problems and recognizing unusual images?
Is it possible to remember something that didn’t happen? Yes. And it’s not about the power of imagination. For many years now, scientists have been investigating so-called false memories
What is strong artificial intelligence and how will it change our lives, in particular medicine, in the foreseeable future?
Virtual and augmented reality, 3D modeling, and other scientific achievements have already found application in medicine
The 21st century has every chance of going down in history for breakthrough discoveries in human brain research. Konstantin Vladimirovich Anokhin, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, believes that this would require a basic theory of the brain
New York. May 11, 1997. Reigning world chess champion Garry Kasparov challenged computer.
Is it possible to create a full-scale model of the human brain with a super computer? What is Russia’s position in the world race of computations? We discussed this and other topics with RAS Academician Igor Kalyaev
Bipolar affective disorder. It is accompanied by deviations in the biochemical processes of the brain. The word “bipolar” stands for two extremes – mania and depression alternate, while the person is just trying to live
How to train your brain by training your body and what exactly you should do from a neurobiological point of view
What saints did the conquistadors pray to and why did they decide to conquer Mexico? What was the ethnic, regional, and age composition of the Conquista?