Neuroscience

How the brain learns to deal with surprises

For children, the world is full of surprises. Adults, on the other hand, are much more difficult to surprise. And there are complex processes behind this apparently straightforward state of affairs. Researchers at the University ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Research shows mindfulness may improve substance use treatment

Patients receiving medication for opioid use disorder are more likely to complete their treatment programs and have a lower risk of relapse if they participate in mindfulness training, according to a West Virginia University ...

Neuroscience

How AI can help uncover the way memory works

Over the past few years, artificial intelligence—or AI—has started to revolutionize the world as we know it: some people now ask AI-based chatbots to write essays and summarize documents, others use AI-powered virtual ...

Oncology & Cancer

A 3-D bioprinted tumor-on-a-chip model

The resistance to cancer treatment is often credited to the heterogenous cellular nature within a tumor. The tumor cell-cell interaction and cell-microenvironment have a key role in the invasion and progression of tumors ...

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