Current exponential technological advances have sparked extensive debates regarding human enhancements, and where the limit lies between what is and not human, what is and not ethical. But what exactly is human enhancement? […]
This is part of a series of short clips addressing common brain myths. The clips were made for the Ar event “How the brain got its wrinkles, and other stories”.
I was a neuron once Two baby giants met last evening, 23rd of November, to play Pong against each other at the Champalimaud Foundation (Figure 1). By waving colored cards at a camera’s eye, […]
Albino Oliveira-Maia studied Medicine at the University of Porto and obtained his PhD at Duke University Medical Center in the USA. He is currently a resident in psychiatry and mental health at Centro Hospitalar […]
The brain is an amazing structure that mediates all of our cognitive skills: our senses, perceptions, our emotions and feelings, our movements, what we think, what we decide and what we do. In […]
Imagine observing a plant moving its leaves up and down throughout the day. During the night they are in a fully upright position while during the day they move downward, avoiding excessive light. Intuitively, […]
Joaquim Alves da Silva, 32, has interrupted his clinical work to enroll in a PhD research project in neuroscience. However, he still teaches Psychiatry at Faculdade de Ciências Médicas in Universidade Nova de […]