What is neuroscience?

  • (noun): The scientific study of the nervous system.

Neuroscience

Neuroscience is the scientific study of the nervous system. Traditionally, neuroscience has been seen as a branch of biology. However, it is currently an interdisciplinary science that collaborates with other fields such as chemistry, computer science, engineering, linguistics, mathematics, medicine and allied disciplines, philosophy, physics, and psychology. The term neurobiology is usually used interchangeably with the term neuroscience, although the former refers specifically to the biology of the nervous system, whereas the latter refers to the entire science of the nervous system.

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Some articles on neuroscience:

CBCL (MIT)
... Its main goal is to nurture serious research on the mathematics, the engineering and the neuroscience of learning ... of learning in a) theory b) engineering applications and c) neuroscience ... In computational neuroscience, the center has developed a model of the ventral stream in the visual cortex which accounts for much of the physiological data, and psychophysical experiments in ...
Cognitive Neuroscience Society
... The Cognitive Neuroscience Society is an international academic society interested in multi-disciplinary approaches to cognitive brain function ... sciences, society members are involved in cognitive neuroscience research that attempts to integrate our understanding of the brain and mind ... and special events, covering all aspects of cognitive neuroscience research ...
The Kavli Foundation - The Kavli Institutes - Neuroscience
... The Kavli Institute for Neuroscience at Yale University The Kavli Institute for Brain Science at Columbia University The Kavli Institute for Brain Mind at the University of California, San Diego The Kavli ...
Catherine Malabou - Work
... Her book, Les nouveaux bless├ęs (2007), concerns the intersection between neuroscience, psychoanalysis, and philosophy, thought through the phenomenon of trauma ... Coinciding with her exploration of neuroscience has been an increasing commitment to political philosophy ... a book with Adrian Johnston on affects in Descartes, Spinoza and neuroscience, and is preparing a new book on the political meaning of life in the light of the most recent biological discoveries (mainly ...
Neuroscience Organizations - Public Education and Outreach
... example, individual neuroscientists have promoted neuroscience education among young students by organizing the International Brain Bee (IBB), which is an ... In the United States, large organizations such as the Society for Neuroscience have promoted neuroscience education by developing a primer called Brain Facts, collaborating with public school teachers to develop ... to optimize learning among students, an emerging field called educational neuroscience ...