Brain doping

What can we do to optimize the performance of our brain? The Swiss television program Einstein asked this question and tested different approaches to brain doping. The [...]

July 1, 2018

Impact of stress on the brain

In his inaugural lecture, Professor Johannes Bohacek of the Department of Health Sciences and Technology, provided an overview of his work on the impact of stress on the [...]

March 1, 2018

The busy bees of our brain

Andrea Spinnler of the Institute of Pharmacology & Toxicology took part in the PhD thesis competition of network Universitas 21. Andrea Spinnler from the group of Prof. [...]

December 3, 2017

Real-Time Learning and Computing

Prof. Giacomo Indiveri presents at the TCE Workshop: 2017 Stephen and Sharon Seiden Frontiers in Engineering and Science at the Technion in Haifa. In his talk he explains new [...]

October 1, 2017

New Findings on Psilocybin & LSD

Dr. Rainer Krähenmann presented new findings on mechanisms of action of psilocybin and LSD at the Psychedelic Science 2017 Conference. Rainer Krähenmann of the Psychiatric [...]

July 2, 2017

Science Stories with Fritjof Helmchen

In the Science Stories video clip, Prof. Fritjof Helmchen of the Brain Research Institute talks about his fascination for neurosciences and his experience with the major [...]

July 2, 2017

Shaping the brain with neurofeedback

Frank Scharnowski of the Psychiatric University Hospital talked about the neurofeedback as a non-invasive tool to treat neurological disorders at this year’s IBSA [...]

December 9, 2016

Rehabilitation robotics

Robert Riener of the Sensory Motor Systems Lab talked about the assistive and therapeutic use of robotic devices at this year’s IBSA Foundation Forum. A large part of Prof. [...]

December 9, 2016

Accelerating neuro-science research

In his inaugural lecture, Prof. Mehmet Fatih Yanik talks about the role technology can play in acceleration neuroscience research. From automated screening of large libraries [...]

March 2, 2016

Psychedelics and Neuroplasticity

Prof. Vollenweider, Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics (UZH), talks about neuroplasticity that can be induced by [...]

October 6, 2015

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