Versus Brain Blast | May 2019
What defines our lives? It is the job we do, the emotions we feel, the sensations we experience, or the way our body functions?
In the recent articles we have compiled below, scientists examine life through the lenses of neurobiology and psychology to better understand how our brains, our bodies, and our environments shape who we are and how we act. We hope this research will teach, challenge, surprise, and, ultimately, aid you on the path to living your best life.
On the Job: Decision Making in the Police Force
In an effort to improve officer training, a research team is working with the Cleveland Police Department to explore how high-stress situations impact officers’ decisions in relation to use of force. They will simulate increasingly stressful incidents in VR and measure officers’ brain activity via EEG technology.
Back to Life: Reviving Dead Brain Cells
In Your Dreams: Emotional Expression in Sleep
Caffeine-Free: Cues to Replace Coffee
Brain Changer: Vision Impairment and Hearing Enhancemen
Keep the Dream Alive
We envision the Versus community as a place where you can explore, learn, share, and find tools that add value to your life. You can help us realize that vision! If you come across a relevant story or video in your travels, please share it with us. We'd be happy to showcase it in next month's Brain Blast.