Two years ago Richard Davidson challenged video game manufacturers to develop games that emphasize kindness and compassion instead of violence and aggression.
It’s an amazing place, studying causes and potential treatments for conditions like autism, Alzheimer’s and seizure disorders.
Read about researchers making major breakthroughs in stem cell work.
Autism spectrum disorders are almost five times more common among boys than girls – with 1 in 54 boys identified.
Ruth Litovsky and her team at the Waisman Center work with kids and their families from across the country to get better use of their cochlear implants.
My own research is really interested in how kids think about themselves and other people as members of different social groups, and the kind of information that’s salient to them very early in development, and what might give rise to other kinds of categories and distinctions later.
GABA neurons are the brain cells whose degradation causes Huntington’s disease, a condition characterized by severely degraded motor function, among other things.
For the first time, scientists at the UW-Madison have made early retina structures containing proliferating neuroretinal progenitor cells using induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells derived from human blood.
Building on more than 30 years of cutting-edge brain research, a new book by Richard J. Davidson offers an inside look into how emotions are coded in our brains and our power to control them.
Parents have little access to research on early childhood development, something the Appleton Education Foundation hopes to rectify with this year’s Community Education Program.