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  • Brains in Sync: What’s New in Brain Research

    As a PhD student in neuroscience, my completely unbiased opinion is that the human brain is one of science’s greatest mysteries. Today, to mark World Brain Day – celebrated on July 22 and aimed at promoting brain health and research – we'll see if science is getting any closer to solving it. What can neuroscientists do with the newest tech advances? What do the classic experiments in the field look like? And what is hyperscanning? Find answers to these questions and more in today’s ITMO.NEWS article.


  • Seven Sins of Our Memory or Why We Forget Things

    What do scientists know about the way our memory works? Which part of the brain is responsible for the process of remembering? Is it possible to remember everything or at least not forget the important things? Polina Krivykh, a psychophysiologist, popularizer of neuroscience, and author of the book Where Are My Glasses and Other Stories About Our Memory answers all these questions. 


  • What Is Stress and How to Cope With It During Self-Isolation

    What happens inside our brain in stressful situations? What is the connection between the brain and human needs? How to remain sane during self-isolation? How can procrastination actually be useful? Vyacheslav Dubynin, DSc, professor at the Faculty of Biology of Lomonosov Moscow State University, and a specialist in physiology of the brain, answered these and other questions during an open lecture as part of KSTATI (КСТАТИ) scientific festival by the Network of Nuclear Technology Information Centers. Here are the key points of his presentation.


  • Cognitive Experiments: How Our Brain Works

    Cognitive psychology is the scientific study of mental processes such as memory, attention, feelings, perception, and creativity. There are still questions that need to be answered by scientists working in this field: for example, how do people suddenly find solutions to complex problems or what is unconscious learning. In order to find answers to these questions, the research group led by Prof. Allahverdov (St. Petersburg State University) invited anyone interested to participate in a range of cognitive experiments and see for themselves how amazing and unpredictable the human brain can be.