Can current stimulate smarts?

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity researchers are part of an inter­na­tional, mul­ti­dis­ci­pli­nary
 team exploring a first-​​of-​​its-​​kind approach to improve human intel­li­gence by stim­u­lating the 
brain with low-​​level tran­scra­nial cur­rent applied to the scalp.


The wonder of human movement

North­eastern pro­fessor Dagmar Sternad received the 50th annual Robert D. Klein Uni­ver­sity Lec­turer Award on Tuesday and dis­cussed her inter­dis­ci­pli­nary research on how the brain con­trols the human body.

A humble fish helps us understand our own brains

Recent find­ings from the Lab­o­ra­tory of Neu­ro­bi­ology at North­eastern, led by biology pro­fessor and chair Gün­ther Zupanc, and pub­lished online in the sci­en­tific journal Neu­ro­science, demon­strate the mech­a­nism by which new neurons […]