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Thinking About Science

A recent blog post in Small Things Considered, titled Thinking About Science, featured an interview with John and David Krakauer in Current Biology (found here).

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How Brain Scientists Forgot That Brains Have Owners

Dr. Krakauer’s recent paper was discussed in an article in The Atlantic.

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Commentary on Recent Paper

Listen to a discussion of our recent paper, “Neuroscience Needs Behavior: Correcting a Reductionist Bias”, here (link to original paper here).

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Press Start to Heal

A piece by Jared Swain on the use of video games to treat a wide variety of maladies.

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“We made the patients become a dolphin swimming in the ocean”

See here for Dr. Krakauer’s interview at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown.

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Dr. Krakauer in Vogue

Dr. Krakauer talks about task specificity, and how to maintain a healthy brain. Link here.

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Dr. Krakauer Interviewed by Chicago Tribune

Dr. Krakauer was asked to comment on ischemic stroke in the context of U.S. Senator Mark Kirk’s health. Link here.

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What We Can Learn from the Minds of Olympic Athletes

Interview of Dr. Krakauer by the Dana Foundation. Read the interview here.

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The potential of virtual therapy

A recent article in UCSC’s Science Notes explores virtual therapy as a tool to aid stroke recovery. Dr. Krakauer comments on the importance of aggressive physical therapy immediately following a stroke, in order to take advantage of early plasticity.

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Learn a new sport!

Our own Dr. John Krakauer was interviewed for an article in the New York Times Well Blog. The article, Learning a New Sport May Be Good for the Brain, examines the potential neurological benefits of learning a new motor skill in adulthood.

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