Brains and Behavior

Governor Deal Declares March Brain Awareness Month

At the request of the Brains & Behavior Program, the interdisciplinary arm of Georgia State University’s Neuroscience Institute, the Office of Governor Nathan Deal has declared March 2015 Brain Awareness Month (BAM).

Hundreds of scientists at Georgia’s premiere universities, private colleges and research institutes are at the forefront of some of the most promising efforts… more »

Variations in Neuronal Networks Could Explain Traumatic Brain Injury Outcomes

A team of researchers at the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University has discovered that hidden differences in the properties of neural circuits can account for whether animals are behaviorally susceptible to brain injury. These results could have implications for the treatment of brain trauma.

People vary in their responses to stroke and trauma, which… more »