Is the body key to understanding consciousness? The Observer, 02.10.22
The bleeding edge of itch research. NEO.LIFE, 04.08.22
Listen to your body… or don’t. NEO.LIFE, 21.07.22
The future of chronic pain. NEO.LIFE, 06.05.21
Neuroprivacy as a basic human right. NEO.LIFE, 25.02.21
Psychedelic treatment for consciousness disorders? Dana Foundation, 15.10.19
Functional imaging of the fetal brain. Dana Foundation, 9.10.19
Against neurodiversity. Aeon, 12.9.19
Dementia and gum disease. Dana Foundation, 18.6.19
Synapse loss in schizophrenia. Dana Foundation, 27.3.19
Sowing the seeds of Alzheimer’s disease. Nature, 25.7.18
The sleep-deprived brain. Dana Foundation, 18.7.18
The language of dementia. Dana Foundation, 20.6.18
The eyes are windows into the brain. Dana Foundation, 8.5.18
Treating cognitive decline in HIV patients. Dana Foundation, 10.4.18
A smell test for Parkinson’s Disease? Dana Foundation, 18.12.17
Cleaning the dirty brain? Dana Foundation, 21.11.17
How to stay sharp in later life. Dana Foundation, 12.6.17
Informing education with neuroscience. Dana Foundation, 24.4.17
Motivational disorders in brain conditions. Dana Foundation, 19.4.17
Reforming forensics. Dana Foundation, 19.12.16
Mapping spatial navigation abilities. Dana Foundation, 1.12.16
Why obesity damages your mind as well as your body. BBC Future, 1.11.16
Want to ‘train your brain’? Learn a musical instrument. The Guardian, 24.10.16
The revival of brain PET. Dana Foundation, 17.10.16
Do our brains have extraordinary untapped powers? The Guardian, 24.9.16
Creating a perfect brain storm. Kavli Foundation, 16.9.16
Can ambidexterity training boost brain power? The Guardian, 3.9.16
Stuttering songbirds and language evolutionBBC Earth, 11.8.16
Will neuroscience and law collide? Dana Foundation, 19.7.16
A bird’s eye view of sensory perception. Dana Foundation, 1.07.16
If you can’t imagine things, how can you learn? The Guardian, 4.6.16
How Zika virus affects the developing brain. Dana Foundation, 2.5.16
The long-term effects of adolescent alcohol exposure. Dana Foundation, 23.11.15
The struggle for consciousness. Dana Foundation, 9.11.15
When does consciousness begin and end? NOVA Next, 27.5.15
How the eyes betray your thoughtsBBC Future, 22.5.15
Life after death: The science of human decompositionMosaic, 5.5.15
The journey to the cognitive map. Dana Foundation, 24.4.15
How should society treat addiction? Dana Foundation, 20.4.15
Can neuroscience determine guilt or innocence? NOVA Next, 4.2.15
Glimmers of hope before an Alzheimer’s epidemicNOVA Next, 1.10.14
Am I too old to learn a new language? The Guardian, 13.9.14
A brief history of psychedelic psychiatryThe Psychologist, 1.9.14
Uta and Chris Frith: A partnership of the mind. SFARI, 28.8.14
The man who grew eyesMosaic, 26.8.14
Machine recoveryNature, 26.6.14
The solitary brain. Dana Foundation, 13.5.14
Catching fireNew Scientist, 1.3.14
Emotional renovationsNautilus, 19.12.13
Does depression alter perception? Dana Foundation, 21.10.13
Fighting a growing enemy. Nature Middle East, 15.10.13
Microglia: The mind minders. New Scientist, 12.10.13
Corrupted memory. Nature, 15.5.13
Amyloid awakenings. Nature, 22.5.13
Microbes on your mind. Scientific American MIND, July/Aug 2012
How to build a brain. BBC Focus, July 2012
How stroke affects the brain. Wellcome Trust, 21.5.12
Fantasy fix. New Scientist, 18.2.12
Turning tides of autism. Nature Middle East, 1.11.11
Red Sea bacteria pack protein potential. Nature Middle East, 28.7.11
Simon Baron-Cohen: Theorizing on the mind in autism. SFARI, 9.5.11
Treating insomnia. BBC Focus, Jan 2011
Time travel through the brain. Technology Review, Dec 2009
Beauty and the brain. SEED Magazine, Oct 2008


Leprosy bacteria may hold the key to liver regeneration. New Scientist, 15.11.22
The dark side of neuroplasticity. BIG THINK, 29.07.22
Amygdala damage impairs moral judgement. BIG THINK, 27.07.22
A cartography of consciousness. BPS Research Digest, 8.10.18
The shocking secrets of the ghost knifefish. Science, 27.3.18
A better way to remove tattoosScientific American, 6.3.18
FDA okays first concussion blood testScientific American, 18.2.18
“Movement maps” found deep inside the brainScientific American, 30.8.17
Nanoswimmers could deliver drugs to the brainScientific American, 7.8.17
Football-CTE link sparks calls for more researchScientific American, 3.8.17
Restoring hearing by making the brain more childlikeScientific American, 29.6.17
Brain stimulation offers binge-eating clueScientific American, 31.5.17
Is the baby in pain? Brain scans can tellScientific American, 4.5.17
The brain has its own “autofill” function for speechScientific American, 29.4.17
The brain’s social networkScientific American, 20.4.17
The brain takes a guided tour of LondonScientific American, 21.3.17
Blood tests for rapid concussion diagnosisScientific American, 9.3.17
Nerve cells go out on a limbScientific American, 14.2.17
Astrocytes turn toxic in brain injury and diseaseScientific American, 19.1.17
How do brain cells tell where we’re going? Scientific American, 13.1.17
Coercion diminishes agency and moral responsibilityBPS Research Digest, 25.4.16
Neutralizing MERS-CoV with bioengineered cowsNature Middle East, 28.2.16
Combating neurohypeThe Neuroethics Blog, 15.12.15
Meditation increases susceptibility to false memories. BPS Research Digest, 20.10.15
Fragment of rat brain simulated in supercomputer. Nature, 8.10.15
Two genetic variants linked to depression. Nature Middle East, 24.7.15
Sex divide seen in persistent pain mechanism. Nature, 29.6.15
MERS infection route unlocked. Nature Middle East, 20.10.14
Sleep helps memory by promoting new synapses. New Scientist, 5.6.14
Potent coronavirus inhibitor identified. Nature Middle East, 30.5.14
MERS virus weakened by mutations. Nature Middle East, 6.5.14
Wiring of retina reveals how eyes sense motion. Nature, 4.5.14
MERS vaccine sought for new virus outbreak. Nature Middle East, 28.4.14
Using colourful language to make a point. Nature Middle East, 23.1.14
Shiny happy neurons. Science, 11.10.13
Ancient rivers tell story of first migration. Nature Middle East, 10.10.13
Nicotine exposure gives baby rats addictive personalities. Nature, 20.8.13
MERS in Mecca? Nature Middle East, 28.7.13
The myth of learning styles. Wellcome Trust, 11.4.13
Genetic mutations behind rare epilepsy. Nature Middle East, 9.4.13
Breaking bread’s genetic code. Nature Middle East, 28.3.13
Human brain cells boost mouse memory. Science, 7.3.13
Prion proteins control synaptic plasticity. Nature, 14.2.13
Researchers scare ‘fearless’ patients. Nature, 3.2.13
Citizen microbiome. Nature Biotechnology, Feb 2013
Brain shrinkage disrupts sleep and impairs memory. Nature, 27.1.13
Kite and NCI partner on T cells. Nature Biotechnology, Jan 2013
Snapshots explore Einstein’s unusual brain. Nature, 16.11.12
General anaesthetic disrupts brain communication. Nature, 5.11.12
Scientists read dreams. Nature, 19.10.12
Disrupted sleep may predict Alzheimer’s. Nature, 18.10.12
Books trim the brain. Science, 17.10.12
Brain connectivity predicts reading skills. Nature, 8.10.12
Improving paleogenomics. Nature, 4.10.12
Bird brains show their fear of faces. Science, 10.9.12
New brain malformation identified. Nature Middle East, 28.8.12
How to learn in your sleep, Nature, 26.8.12
Racial bias colours visual perception. Nature, 5.7.12
How the brain views race. Nature, 26.6.12
Genetic variants build a better brain. Science, 19.6.12
The brain’s bat signal, Science, 24.5.12
Finches learn even when practice isn’t perfect. Nature, 20.5.12
Gene linked to post-traumatic stress. Nature, 14.5.12
Memory trick relives drug cravings. Nature, 12.4.12
How marijuana makes you forgetNature, 1.3.12
Voicegrams transform brain activity into words. Nature, 31.1.12
Psychedelic chemical subdues brain activity. Nature, 23.1.12
Fat grown in the lab. Nature Middle East, 15.1.12
Jumping genes may influence brain activity. Scientific American, 30.10.11
Warning on neural techniqueNature, 18.10.11
Light pulses keep heart cells beating. New Scientist, 24.9.11
RNA may signal plants to flower. Nature Middle East, 18.9.11
Video game studies have serious flaws. Nature, 16.9.11
REM sleep could prompt life-saving decisions. New Scientist, 1.9.11
Visual skills superior in autism, study says. SFARI, 6.6.11
‘Broken mirror’ concept of autism challenged. SFARI, 3.3.11
The Golgi stain, circa 1873. The Scientist, 1.6.09


The shocking thing about the brain., 5.8.18
Gut microbes: Panacea, or just overhyped? The Guardian, 7.7.17
Bad weekend? Wipe your memories. The Guardian, 21.6.17
Neuroplasticity is not a miracle cure52 Insights, 15.10.16
The politics of genesAl-Ahram Weekly, 7.3.02


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The Gardener and the Carpenter, by Alison Gopnik, SciAm MIND, Jan 2017
Why Torture Doesn’t Work, by Shane O’Mara, Cerebrum, Dec 2016
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