REVOLUTIONIZING BRAIN PLASTICITY THROUGH ADVANCED SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE

Mathematical Hallucination

A Math Theory for Why People Hallucinate


Psychedelic drugs can trigger characteristic hallucinations, which have long been thought to hold clues about the brain’s circuitry. After nearly a century of study, a possible explanation is crystallizing.

Groovy

Feeling Groovy: Neurons Integrate Better with Muscle Grown on Grooved Platforms


As shown in this artist’s rendering, grooved surfaces help muscle grow into aligned fibers, which provides a track for neurons to follow.

A.K Barbey and Neal Cohen

IHSI, Beckman Institute Launch New Center for Brain Plasticity


“The study of brain plasticity has a long historical connection to the Beckman Institute, and we are pleased to partner with IHSI to establish this center of excellence,” said Jeff Moore, director of the Beckman Institute.

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