Can you recall a specific odor or scent that has the ‘spatiotemporal’ ability to transport you back in time and space to a very specific place from your past? Most of us have experienced how the unexpected whiff of a Proustian, Remembrance of Things Past, type of odor canContinue Reading This is the holy grail for brain imaging,” says lead researcher Dr. K. Luan Phan, chief of neuropsychiatric research at the Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center and professor of psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago. “We hope in the future to be able to use scansContinue Reading

On Nov. 16, 2010, SfN held the Public Advocacy Forum entitled “Military TBI & PTSD Research: Advancing Science, Reducing Stigma, and Providing Hope” at Neuroscience 2010 in San Diego. The forum featured a military leader, U.S. and international scientists, and a brain injury patient advocate for a discussion of theContinue Reading