Shiver me muscles: why do you shake when you’re cold?
Sharks-Sensing the Body Electric
Media Misrepresentations of Mental Illness: Dissociative Identity Disorder
Brains love bone juice
A Genetic Identity Crisis: Mosaicism in the Brain￼
Breathe in the Benefits: Hyperbaric Oxygen for PTSD
Axolotls: First Ones to the Fountain of Youth
Why does breathing slowly make us feel better?
Brains ~in Space~
Cerebros en el Espacio Sideral
Brainspotting: Are the eyes the window to the soul?
Daylight Saving Time: an infographic
The Genetic Curse of Fatal Insomnia
“Fearless” climbers: how the amygdala mediates fear
Why does diabetes make my foot go numb?
The Neuroscience of Stress
Can Botox make us happier?
Plants: What are they thinking about?
Genetics of Sasquatch: making cryptozoology scientific?
A review: “How Emotions are Made” by Lisa Feldman Barrett
Mal de Débarquement: The Science of Land Sickness
Breastmilk for baby brains
COVID-19 on the brain
Are we ready for chips in our brains?
Bridging the Gap Between the Brain and Communication
How Neuroscience Tools Can Help Patients Regain Their Vision
What is a topology and why is it in my neuroscience?!
How to Write a Scientific Paper
Magnetoreception – a Quantum Sixth Sense
WHAT DO SCIENTISTS DO APART FROM SCIENCE?
Take a Trip Down Memory Lane: the study of nostalgia
How Metal can regain its Sound: the Science of Cochlear Implants
Neuromorphic engineering: how electronics are learning from the brain
Why UC student researchers need a union
Choosing a Research Lab
How do we use magnets to take pictures of the brain?
Singing in the Brain: Bird Neuroscience
Join Dennis Eckmeier on an expedition from neuroscience to science communication
The Future of the Neuroscience of Dreaming
The Bilingual Brain
Surprise!! A surprise birthday party is a “touchy” subject during a global pandemic
More than a feeling…
Ketamine and Psychedelics: Next-Wave Antidepressants
Do pets understand our language?
Life After Death(?): From Strokes to Sci-Fi
The Earth is Flat: A Psychology Perspective
The Big Sleep: How We Hibernate
BRAIN ORGANOIDS AND ITS ETHICAL IMPLICATIONS
Meet Christopher Lee – Shape matters! Stories of a “model” scientist
Neuroscience… of the bladder
How Light Leads to Darkness: A Neural Link Between Nighttime Light and Depression
Why do we get hangry?
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
The 2020 Time Vortex and other Tales of Perception
Meet Richard McCosh – A Researcher that Tackles the “Brainy” Side of Reproduction
It’s about time
Stem cells and their applications in Neurobiology
Something to sneeze at: Hunger-induced sneezing?
Your brain is plastic!
Autism Spectrum Disorders; is all about genetics
Microglia as Architects and Designers for Your New Brain
The Neuwrite Times
Meet Marta Pratelli – A Researcher Exploring the Roadmap of the Brain
Diffusion MRI: Mapping the structural highways of the brain
Racism and Birth Inequities, From Biology to Society
What’s happening in the brain with COVID-19?
Perks of Being a Trichromat
How much does your brain pay attention while you’re asleep?
The Intersex Brain
Embracing The Challenge Of Change
Left over right: Communicative auditory processing from mice to men
Disparities in the Treatment of Pain Experienced by Black Patients
Revisiting “Otherness” in light of current events
Get out of my personal s p a c e
Yelp Reviews the Human Brain
Like reality TV? You might be a neuroscientist
Does cannabis help you sleep?
I Can See it in Your Face: Facial Expressions in Mice
Get Your Head Out of the Game
Why do many pandemics start with bats?
Working With Distractions
How is your brain coping with social distancing?
Is anyone in there?
ACHOO! How can light make you sneeze?
The Biochemist's Stone: NAD+
Choosing a neuroscience graduate program
Trying to Forget
Hard Drugs & Hard Facts
What’s my (brain) age again?
Love in the Time of PCR
Brains and Buildings
If Your Brain Could Speak
Can we inherit family trauma?
Open Borders: Remapping the Brain
Genomic Imprinting: A Genetic Custody Dispute for Your Brain
A Switch in the Brain for Compulsive Drinking
When it gets dark, people get SAD (seasonal affective disorder)
Children on your mind… and in your brain
The Brain on Gratitude
A Brain that Denies Climate Change
Knowing when to hold and fold ’em: the explore/exploit dilemma
I scream, you scream…
Is Addiction a Disease?
30,000 neuroscientists walk into a conference center
Why do neuroscientists study weird animals?: A primer on neuroethology
A critical point about the brain
Now you see me… now you don’t
How long have we been sleeping?
Your Mind on Trial
“I see it, I like it, I want it, I got it”
The Neuroscience of the Breath
Is evolution the missing link to understanding mental health?
“Neurorights” and Why You Need Them
Sharing the Stories of Women in Neuroscience
Why are you yawning right now?
In a world of “blind imagination”: The science of Aphantasia
Our Sensitive Stomach: The Enteric Nervous System
How do you feel? Interoception- the new science of emotion
Gay Animals and the Science of Sexuality
Exosomes: Helping you stay in touch with your trillions of closest friends.
BrainEx: Restoring Brain Circulation After Death
Speech Synthesis from Brain Activity
You’re getting sleepy: Brain mechanisms of anesthesia and natural sleep
Why Do I Care So Damn Much About Game of Thrones?
Uncle Syd and His Worms
Interview with an Oxford Food Psychologist
Immune to pain: new insights into chronic pain treatment
BRINGING JOY BACK TO CHILDBIRTH
Breathe the Pain Away: Mindfulness and Chronic Pain
Looking beyond biology: Autism in the workforce
“Well, that was weird”: Stories of science and discovery at the Loft
Ketamine: A New Hope
Me, my cells and I: a love poem
The “miracle” of eye movements: EMDR and PTSD
The Scientific Adventures of Ben Barres Part II: Superstar of the Star Cells
The Scientific Adventures of Ben Barres Part I: Dishing out Discoveries
Your Brain on Love
CBD: Believe the Hype?
Stars for Eyes – The Neurological Wonder of the Star-Nosed Mole
How is a woodpecker like a football player?
What are habits?
A Look at CRISPR and the First Genetically-Modified Humans
NeuWriteSD celebrates “NeuYears”!
The Trouble with Drug Development
A Pirate’s Life is NOT for Me: A Deep Dive into Motion Sickness
Astrocytes, the Underrated Stars
The Platypus: Sensing the Body Electric
What’s in an accent?
What’s app: an insider’s perspective on how to optimize your application to grad school
From symptoms to biology: shifting definitions of Alzheimer’s disease
Did you see that? The Mysteries of Sensory Deprivation
SfN 2018 NeuWriter Picks!
The Science of Stuttering
Follow the Flock
The Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation
The ethics of human brain surrogacy
Close Encounters of the Robotic Kind: A Glimpse of Autonomy
Glioblastoma: John McCain’s final battle
Your Virtual Self: Psychology in the Age of Virtual Reality
Spinal Cord Injury and how to treat it
Defining Cognitive Adulthood: When Neuroscience Influences Law
The Neuroscience of Laughter
The Plastic Brain: Neurotransmitter Switching
The Power of Neuroscience Compels You!
Snake Eyes: The Fear That Built Your Brain
A Neuroscience Perspective on the Lifelong Consequences of Detaining Kids at the Border
Upload Complete: Transferring your brain to a digital format
Not Just an Average Face (Infographic)
Where does Alzheimer’s disease begin?
Zika: Predicting the long-term effects of an unrelenting virus
Apply now for ComSciCon-SD 2018!
Does imagination make us human?
We Shall not Repeat the Evil: The Destructive Power of the Atomic Bomb
The Rise and Fall and Rise of Genetic Memory
Baby I Swear it’s Déjà Vu
Stop, You’re Making Me Blush
A Bright Idea: Illuminating the Brain with GCaMP
The Neurogenesis Saga: Are new neurons born in the adult human brain?
Lymph, glymph, sleep, & sickness
taste of science: a fest to feed your curiosity
Titrating your trip: Microdosing and mental health
THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC: A SOBERING VULNERABILITY OF THE HUMAN BRAIN
The animals snakes have nightmares about
“Find My Friends”, Brain edition
The Art of Brainwashing
Battling A Brain Tumor The Loki Way
Conscious in Dreamland: The Neuroscience of Lucid Dreaming
Botox: The good, the bad and the beautiful
Did you do that?
A Recipe for the Brain
Instant Gratification: Weighing the Psychological Benefits and Costs of MDMA Use
I Feel Your Pain – The Social Transmission of Pain in Mice
A Tribute to Ben Barres
The Campus Tour – Let’s Spread the Science
Machines Comparing Circuitry (or, Understanding Our Uniquely Human Brain)
Can a corpse have an orgasm?
Star Wars Science: Sci-Fi Syndrome, Neuroprosthetics, and Luke Skywalker’s Hand
GOP tax bill would cripple biomedical science and higher education
Ancient Aliens Among Us
CRISPR and the Real World
Science and S’mores: SciCommCamp 2017
Breaking Rad: The story behind “Rad Scientist”
SfN 2017 NeuWriter Picks!
Fact or Fiction: False Memories from Replicants to Rituals
Engaged teaching and learning: Ready, set, action!
To sleep, perchance to roam
Science for All: Shifting Academic Communication at ComSciCon
Dopamine is NOT your brain’s reward chemical
Scratch that itch
What’s the Deal with Migraines??!!
It’s Like Uber, but for Neurologists
Psychosurgery: from ice picks to electrodes
Paint me like one of your mantis shrimps
Zika: Has this virus lost its bite?
It’s a Fine Line Between Utopia and Gattaca
The Ring to Rule Them All – Tinnitus
Genomes, Circuits, and the Roundworm: C. Elegans as a Model Organism
How I Spent My Summer Vacation
A nerve-racking issue
Feelin’ the Beat (Frequency)
Psychopathy, qu’est-ce que c’est
Your Brain, the Liar
Apply now for ComSciCon at UCSD!
Highs and Lows
Cranium-bound Ultrasound: A Novel Brain Stimulation Method
Phrenology: An Infographic
A Crisp(r) Explanation of Biology’s Coolest New Tool
Read because you can
AN update: disease in a dish
Golden Retrievers, Terriers, and Artificial Neural Networks
Are computers like brains?
Mind the Gap: Spaced Learning and Dendritic Spines
The Athlete in Your Brain
Pain: Can’t live with it, can’t live without it
“Work Alone” Nominated for a Lab Grammy!
What I learned as a ‘brain tourist’ in Japan
The ABCs of Science: Always Be Communicating
Getting a scientific message across means taking human nature into account
Through the Looking-Glass, and What the Brain Sees There
Dosing Dopamine to Regulate Rest
Brain Hackathon: Towards becoming the cyborg you always wanted to be.
Desnudo y Sin Miedo
The Language of Arrival
Naked and Unafraid
Get your brain fit
The neuroscience of loneliness
Stuff and Starve: A Means of Holiday Binging or Healthy Eating?
The Importance of Being Roger Tsien
Brain and Blood, Diseases and Drugs
Neuroscience homecoming! SFN16 NeuWriter picks FTW!
Get Over It: Discrimination and Mental Health
Work Alone (A Work from Home Parody)
Cuteness, or How I Scammed My Way to Adulthood
Pop Culture Psychology: What Your Favorite Superhero Can Say About You
To See, but not to See
Left Brain, Right Brain, Red Brain, Blue Brain
I’m not crying; it’s just been raining on my face
Mentors Like Us: Expanding Diversity Research Program Curricula
To diet or not to diet: what does your brain think?
Mind your P’s and T’s: How tainted drugs revolutionized Parkinson’s research
Alzheimer’s disease: back to the basics & exploring new frontiers
Funding Autism Research
To improve your memory, try to get some space.
NeuWrite reads: Brain on Fire
#TriggerWarning: Life After Trauma
Just Keep Remembering (and Forgetting)
Reflections on #SciComm Boot Camp
Why Do You #SciComm?
Forget About It
Your Brain on Thirsty Thursday
Happiness comes from within
For the love of dog!
Sweet, Sweet Fructose
Hello Darkness My Old Friend: How Echolocation Lets Bats Rule the Night
Zika and the Brain
Heavy on my Mind: Lead Poisoning (Part II)
The Changing Face of Autism
The plastic brain
We Are All Actually in the Matrix
Heavy on My Mind: Lead Poisoning (Part I)
Science Should Have No Gender
They’re Right In Front Of You
“It ain’t about how hard you hit”
Through the Nostril Gates to the Past
Grad Gloom: Mental Health & Grad School
Dawn of the DREADD
Life (™), the Game
Who wants to be an astronaut?
What’s Your Damage, Yoda?
Real Jedi Mind Tricks: The Psychology of Mind Control
A Toast to Optogenetics
PCR (Pilgrims and Cranberry Relish)
Learning Language by Eavesdropping
I built an interactive, dynamic poster for SfN 2015. Here’s why and how.
In the beginning: the founding of the Society for Claustrum Research
Interview with a Zombie: Dr. Bradley Voytek and the Neuroscience of Everyone’s Favorite Monster
What can your tongue see?
Deep neural networks help us read your mind.
Why I love SfN
SfN 2015: NeuWriters’ Picks!
The Final Scientific Endeavor of Mary Putnam Jacobi
Altruism: A Story of Amygdalae and Kidneys
Singing in the [B]rain
Remembering Oliver Sacks
Who wants to be an astronaut?
Two brains in one head?: The story of the split-brain phenomenon
Things that go Bump in the Night: the Perils of Misplaced Paralysis
The Appeal of a Limitless Mind
To Sleep, Perchance to Swim
A metaphorical tour of the brain
Truly Blissful Brains
Got a computer? We have data. Let’s do neuroscience!
Turning the Brain ‘Inside Out’
Aging: Telomeres and Meatballs
Stop The Presses: Retraction by the Numbers
Technicalities of the Tingles: The science of sounds that feel good. #ASMR
Hormones: What Boys and Girls are Made of?
Ben Barres: On Science and Sexism
Your Brain on Sex
Beyond Black and White: Gender Identity and the Brain
Subtle sexism: Stereotypes and how they shape us
Birds, Brains, and Boats: The Harvey Karten Story
Am I addicted to coffee?
Hacking the Neuronal Recipe
You Do Have a Sixth Sense – and More!
Of Batteries and Brains: Self-Help with tDCS
“Mind Change”: Does Technology Really Harm Our Brains? A NeuWrite Reads Special Report
From Gold Thongs to Opioid Receptors: The Placebo Effect
THE BRAIN IS A BATTLEFIELD (A LOOK AT YOUR BRAIN POST-BREAKUP)
The Neuroscience of the Spotless Mind
A science of falling in love?
Add A Little Romance (Novel) To This Valentine’s Day- Part 2!
Add A Little Romance (Novel) To Your Valentine’s Day- Part 1!
Brain Training or Just Brain Games: The Neuroscience of Cognitive Transfer
time keeps on slippin’
Present you vs. Future you
“Every Science Story is a Detective Story”
No cerebellum? No problem!
A (Not So) Brief History of Psychedelic Science
Hearing voices: Social context influences psychosis
NeuWrite Thanksgiving Reads
NeuWriteSD’s picks for SfN 2014!!!
Analyze your zombie walk
The Dark Art of Computer Learning
The Threatening Mask
NeuWrite Reads: Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep? by Timothy Verstynen and Bradley Voytek
Lithium: Wonder Drug? Part II
Lithium: Wonder Drug? Part I
Why we LOL
this, that and the Other
NeuWrite Reads: “Lock In” by John Scalzi
Creativity and mood: the ups and downs of bipolar disorder
How Does Exercise Improve the Brain?
Let’s Talk About Sleep
False Memories and Inception
Lucy’s Brain: Use it or lose it
The Lion Cries Tonight? Emotions and the Animal Brain (Part 1)
Does Tourette’s Syndrome help Tim Howard?
Synesthesia: The sky, the number 7, and sadness are all blue
Locked In Syndrome: Facing My Nightmare
Pattern separation gone awry: the dentate gyrus and schizophrenia
Consciousness in your dreams?
The Birth of Tragedy: Pessimism and the Brain (Part 2)
Neurons, Footballs, and the Draft! Oh my!
Peas or carrots: Evidence-based education programs targeting stress and attention
Numbers in the brain
Main-lining the Secret Truth of the Universe: Pessimism and the Brain (part 1)
Talkin’ 2 Myself: Eminem and the Science of Inner Speech
Genetically programmed, but with options
You interviewed – now what?
The value of values affirmation in education and beyond
Hallucinating without drugs, the profundity of silence, and the thalamocortical circuit
Space and movement
In a Chocolate-y Mood?
Oxytocin, bonding, and breastfeeding
Please Please Me
Struck by Cupid?
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Cannabis, Creativity, & The Cortex
Help the Hoarders!
12 drinks a day make the brain go away
Reclaiming stability with Deep Brain Stimulation
The best-laid brains of bugs and men
Controlling the brain with lasers!
Tuckered Out By Turkey’s Tryptophan?
Why We Buy: An Infographic
More Breast, Please
The unsexy side of antidepressants
SfN Highlight: Neurogaming and Neuroethics
Random, Hilarious, Scientific (?) SfN
Antidepressants, plasticity, and language development
Red Ribbon Week: A Neuro Perspective
SFN 2013: Writers’ picks
A Furry Little Problem
Tricked By Your Treat
True Blood: Sucking the Magic Out of Vampires
The science non-fiction of a bodiless brain
Let’s Talk About LGBTQ Visibility in Science, Baby
Zombies are real – I wish I was kidding.
The Shape of Things to Come
How germs in the gut control our brain
Who will you be this Halloween?
Molecular routes of memory enhancement
Who Do You Think You Are?
Brains in a Dish
The Appeal of a Limitless Mind
Reading is Weird
Writing Like Crazy — a graphite infographic about the graphias
Ye Olde Neuroimaging
Sensorimotor cortex reorganization: a ghost story
On Being Handed
The hippocampus: Going the distance beyond space and time
When shown a picture of a middle-aged male…
Do monkeys play fair? Staging an ultimatum game in the ultimate social primate
Impaired interval timing and Free Willy (not really)
Of Mice and Microscopes
Professional Development Tips!
Dissecting circuits: Bridging the gap from circuits to behavior
Functional Compartmentalization and Viewpoint Generalization Within the Macaque Face-Processing System
Vision is complex: Predicting responses despite non-linearity and heterogeneity
Wave makers: The origins of corticothalamic slow oscillations
Arthropods: More than just a pretty face, they have brains that can preserve for over half a billion years
Launching our new “Spikes in the Classroom” outreach module
Carla Shatz: An Inspiration for Women in Neuroscience
Primate Visual Space: The Entorhinal Frontier
A brave foray into the daunting complexity of the human cortex
Remembering Value: How primates can keep track of the values of many items over the long term
Decision making and degree of confidence – How confident are you about your choices?
Retinal Direction Selectivity… Reversed!!!
Hungry? Why wait?* Intermittent fasting improves functional recovery after spinal cord injury.
We are all connected: Major insights are emerging from human connectomes
Wait, do fish even have ears? Using zebrafish to study molecular mechanisms of hearing loss.
Move it, move it!: Modeling stereotyped behaviors in C. elegans
It’s too hot, get me out of here!
Gene Networks Regulating Cortical Neuron Fate
The Role of Major Histocompatability Complex Class I in Cortical Synapse Development & Function
Making Memories: The Role of Activity-Dependent CRTC1 in Synapse-to-Nucleus Signaling
Periphery-derived TGF-β signaling orchestrates the formation of topographical maps in the brain
RNA Alternative Splicing and Abundance: Using HITS-CLIP to Study the Function of RNA-Binding Proteins
How mice decide: Stimulation of striatal D1 and D2 neurons bias choice in opposite ways
Noise vs song, how are naturalistic stimuli processed in the brain?
Joaquín Fuster: Working Memory, Cognits, and the Perception-Action Cycle
Forming Functional Synapses
When Marmosets Call
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