Brain Sciences

  • Dyslexia Linked to Shorter Memory Trace of Previous Stimuli

    Dyslexia Linked to Shorter Memory Trace of Previous Stimuli

    January 25, 2017 – Humans have a type of long-term memory — called ‘implicit memory’ — that means we respond less to […]

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  • The Best Gift-Professor Cory Shulman0:56

    The Best Gift-Professor Cory Shulman

    During this time of year, we asked students and faculty members: “What’s the best gift you ever received?” Professor Cory Shulman gives a deeply profound and moving response. Make your gift now: https

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  • New Passion Fruit Variety Keeps the Brain Young

    New Passion Fruit Variety Keeps the Brain Young

    December 12, 2016 — It is known for its exotic taste and aroma, but research by an interdisciplinary team of nutrition, neuroscience […]

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  • Edmond and Lily Safra Center Virtual Tour5:24

    Edmond and Lily Safra Center Virtual Tour

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    Amedi Lab

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  • Deep Brain Stimulation0:50

    Deep Brain Stimulation

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  • Sight Through Sound: A Navigational Device for the Blind3:22

    Sight Through Sound: A Navigational Device for the Blind

    Daniel Shabbat, a post doctorate student working with Dr. Amir Amedi of the Edmond and Lily Safra for Brain Sciences, explains to exhibit-goers at the Hebrew University Lab Exhibition at the 2011 Pres

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  • Hebrew U Celebrates Brain Awareness Week, March 12-17, 2011: Prof. Idan Segev1:11

    Hebrew U Celebrates Brain Awareness Week, March 12-17, 2011: Prof. Idan Segev

    Brain Awareness Week kicked off last week. In its honor, Hebrew University posted short videos featuring leading Hebrew U neuroscientists in a special "I ♥ Brain" series. Prof. Idan Segev is intervi

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  • Of Mice and Men: Unique Electrical Properties of Human Nerve Cells Make a Difference

    Of Mice and Men: Unique Electrical Properties of Human Nerve Cells Make a Difference

    January 4, 2017 — The human brain’s advanced cognitive capabilities are often attributed to our recently evolved neocortex. Comparison of human and […]

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    Today is World Mental Health Day. Today and every day, we support all of the research at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem working to help and improve the state of mental health around the world. #Wo

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  • Pay Attention!

    Pay Attention!

    How one researcher uses brain imaging to figure out how we pay attention.

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  • New Molecules Protect Brain after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

    New Molecules Protect Brain after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

    July 11, 2016 — Whether at school, in car accidents, on the sports field or the battlefield, mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) […]

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  • Hebrew University's Expertise in Alzheimer's Research2:40

    Hebrew University's Expertise in Alzheimer's Research

    Dr. Ehud Cohen is one of Hebrew University's outstanding young scientists at The Faculty of Medicine. His cutting-edge Alzheimer's research is leading to vital new discoveries, trying to delay or prev

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  • Exploring Nature, Improving Life Episode 31:50

    Exploring Nature, Improving Life Episode 3

    "Nature's Recipe" Hebrew University's Dr. Meital Reches talks about how her lab is learning about self-assembly and how to prevent it from causing disorders like Alzheimer's Disease.

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  • Ami Citri, PhD, of Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences1:25

    Ami Citri, PhD, of Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences

    Dr. Ami Citri of Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences received the $100,000 Adelis Brain Research Award for outstanding work in the field of experience-depe

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