CMU Launches BrainHub
Coalescing its strengths in computer science, neuroscience, psychology and engineering, Carnegie Mellon University today announced the launch of CMU BrainHub, a new initiative focusing on understanding how the structure and activity of the brain give rise to complex behaviors.
Thought-Provoking Research on How Kids Learn Science
People Behind the Science interviewed David Klahr on his research about why thinking scientifically does not come naturally to some children and what we can do about it.
Only 25 Minutes of Mindfulness Meditation Alleviates Stress
Published in the journal "Psychoneuroendocrinology," the study investigates how mindfulness meditation affects people's ability to be resilient under stress and is the first to show that as little as 25 minutes of mindfulness meditation for three consecutive days can alleviate stress.