Category Archives: Science

The Fall 2014 issue of the Berkeley Science Review is out!

You can peruse the issue online here. Or I can save you a click and you can skip right to MY piece here. I had a lot of help from my muses, the people I was writing about, in helping … Continue reading

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SfN Day 2 highlights

First poster session of the day! Today ned learns about audition! pic.twitter.com/klmGANBZtZ — Ned The Neuron (@NedTheNeuron) November 16, 2014 Day 2: Big day. Tweets will have covered most of this. While “SfN” has been “cracking down” on the livetweeting, … Continue reading

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SfN Day 1: Saturday highlight

Rats on bath salts This is going to be a short post. After the marathon that was Friday, it¬†was all I could do to say hello to everyone in the aisles at the poster sessions, take in a single talk, … Continue reading

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SfN Day 0: Translational & Computational Motor Control highlights

TCMC is a feisty meeting. For me, it’s the conference before the conference (Did I mention I’m in DC for the Society for Neuroscience conference, or SfN? Well I am). In one day I absorb more than in the rest … Continue reading

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Why I cheerlead for science even though sometimes I think it hates me

This morning, a friend and I were discussing writing letters of recommendation for our students and assistants. We both have a love/hate relationship with science, and it’s the hate part that makes us reluctant to endorse it as a career … Continue reading

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Brainsplode! New post on the BSR blog

My latest on the BSR blog is up! Check it out here. In it, I outline¬†some spooky sensations in the brain, some fun, others not so fun. Please also enjoy the artwork, created by me in powerpoint, except for the … Continue reading

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Dear Burners: a treatise on drugs and addiction

Burning Man: it’s less than a week away! Because of Who I Am, I am already packed and wandering around our neatly organized piles in the dining room, finding tiny adjustments to make, futzing with this and that. Re-organizing the … Continue reading

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