Latest brain research findings streamed live, online (10/16/2012)
WHAT: Live press conference video from Neuroscience 2012, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest source of emerging news on brain science and health.
WHEN: Eleven press conferences from Sun., Oct. 14-Tues., Oct. 16. Schedule at www.sfn.org/pressroom
Adolescence - Teens experience a variety of emotional, social, and behavioral changes; could these attributes be hardwired in the brain?
"Invisible" Wounds: From Soldiers to Citizens - Studies address the "invisible" wounds of war, such as traumatic brain injury and suicidal depression.
Early Interventions for Alzheimer's Disease - What if we could detect Alzheimer's disease before symptoms start? Emerging research is helping spot initial changes in the diseased brain.
Early Life Experiences - Recent findings show that early life trauma, such as poverty or physical abuse, can have a dramatic effect on the brain into adulthood.
The Power of Facial Communication - A face can comfort, question, or threaten; new research explores the complex circuitry involved in processing and interpreting facial expressions.
Are You What You Eat? - Research explores the links between eating, fasting, binge-eating, and the brain.
Additional press conferences:
- Stress and PTSD
- The Social Brain
- Why Sleep Matters
- Stem Cells: What Do We Know Now?
- Spinal Cord Injury
RSVP: Media registration is required; register at http://sfn.sclivelearningcenter.com.
Note: This story has been adapted from a news release issued by the Society for Neuroscience