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Neuroscience news

Victoria Braithwaite discusses the need for better aquaculture practices in designing healthier and more humane fisheries.
The Board of Directors of The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience has announced the 2012 McKnight Scholar Award recipients " among them Penn State professor and Huck Institutes faculty member Patrick Drew with his proposal entitled "Imaging neurovascular coupling in the behaving animal."
He can't see inside your brain, but Dr. Drew has found a way to see inside a mouse's brain and by doing so, he is gaining new insights into how the human brain may function.
Researchers at the Penn State Hershey College of Medicine " including Huck Institutes faculty member Patricia Grigson " find that a history of binge eating may make an individual more likely to exhibit other addiction-like behaviors including substance abuse.
A team of researchers that includes Huck Institutes faculty member John Hayes has found empirical evidence that wine experts tend to be particularly sensitive to small taste differences, thereby casting doubt on the consumer utility of experts' wine ratings and recommendations.
Penn State professor and Huck Institutes faculty member Frank Ritter, and fellow professor Kuo-Chuan Yeh, have developed the Caffeine Zone app for Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
Consuelo De Moraes and Steven Schiff honored by the American Association for the Advancement of Science