Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: The Winners of the BRAIN Challenge

Last year, the Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative proposed a challenge. This challenge was for students to describe their perspectives on the ethics, limitations, and implications of emerging technologies that are used to study and treat disorders of the human brain. Students were invited to submit their perspectives in the form of […]

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: The BRAIN Initiative Alliance — Tools, Tech, Theory, and Trainees at Neuromatch 3.0

Neuroscience doesn’t only happen in the laboratory; it also happens at conferences. Academic meetings present many diverse opportunities for collaboration, networking, and professional development. At the same time, most workshops are expensive to put on, require time away from home, and leave a hefty carbon footprint on the environment. Further, in the wake of COVID-19, […]

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Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: 2020 NIH Director’s Awards Granted to Three BRAIN Initiative Scientists

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded 85 grants through its High-Risk, High-Reward Research program that will fund innovative and impactful biomedical or behavioral research by exceptionally creative scientists. This NIH Common Fund program accelerates scientific discovery by supporting inherently risky research proposals that may struggle in the traditional peer-review process, despite their transformative […]

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