Category: Interview Neuroscience Psychology Technology

Levelling up research on the adolescent brain

Interview Neuroscience Psychology Technology

During adolescence, the brain undergoes a fundamental reorganisation. It is a time when many mental illnesses can first emerge, but it’s unclear how this happens. Tobias Hauser explains that harnessing the power of citizen science through games could be key to understanding this developmental period. Juanita Bawagan: Decision-making is behind every move we make and…

Brain stimulation might boost the benefits of cognitive training

Interview Neuroscience Psychology Technology

Cognitive neuroscientist Susanne Jaeggi talks about her latest research on interventions to improve cognitive skills and discusses whether electrical stimulation might enhance the benefits of cognitive training. Meeri Kim: Your research focus is on cognitive training using various interventions — and particularly, the transfer effects that may occur as a result of training. Could you…