Interviews

How does making more money reflects on our brains

February 03, 2017 on News

The EJN will be soon releasing the results of its’ latest study on the effects of making more money. We have tracked how do our brains react when we are successful in a business or when trading with binary option robot.

Placebo controls for non-invasive brain stimulation

September 15, 2013 on Interviews, News

In this interview, Nick J.Davis (postdoctoral researcher at Bangor University) and Alvaro Pascual-Leone (Associate Editor of EJN, Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School) review the control options for transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and transcranial current stimulation (tCS); and share their thoughts on the use of non-invasive brain stimulation (NIBS) for neuroenhancement

Children with autism spectrum disorder show altered cortical processing of visual information

July 2, 2013 on Featured, Interviews, News

In this interview, our Associate Editor, John Foxe, Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in New York, explains how his team’s recent findings may lead to a new method for earlier diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.

An integrator circuit in cerebellar cortex

July 1, 2013 on Interviews, News

The brain builds dynamic models of the body and the outside world to predict the consequences of actions and stimuli. A well-known example is the oculomotor integrator, which anticipates the position-dependent elasticity forces acting on the eye ball by mathematically integrating over time oculomotor velocity commands.

Music is an individualistic experience but our brains track music in a consistent way

May 13, 2013 on Interviews, News

Interview with Dan Abrams (Stanford University), first author of the EJN article “Inter-subject synchronization of brain responses during natural music listening” published in EJN in issue 37-9, in May 2013.

Neonatal Intraventricular Brain injection of AAV – Easy and Fast Method to Express Transgenes in vivo

May 6, 2013 on Interviews, News

Looking for an easy and fast method to express transgenes in the mice brain? Find out how to achieve this by listening to this interview with the authors of the EJN Technical Spotlight

Rethinking the Sequence of Cellular Events Leading to Alzheimer’s Disease

March 12, 2013 on Featured, Interviews, News

Neurons can last a lifetime, so how do these cells cope with repetitive stress exposure?

Children exposed to music at home have enhanced development of auditory skills

February 19, 2013 on Interviews, News

Interview of Minna Huotilainen and Vesa Putkinen (University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland) authors of the article “Informal musical activities are linked to auditory discrimination and attention in 2–3-year-old children

A New Model for Cholinergic-Attentional Vulnerability of Aging

February 18, 2013 on Interviews, News

Interview of Vinay Parikh (Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA), corresponding author of the article Diminished trkA receptor signaling reveals cholinergic-attentional vulnerability of aging, first published online in EJN on December 11, 2012.

Adolescent Gain in Social Reward in Male Syrian Hamster

February 5, 2013 on Interviews, News

Interview with Margaret Bell (University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA), corresponding author of the article “Adolescent gain in positive valence of a socially relevant stimulus: engagement of the mesocorticolimbic reward circuitry“, first published online in EJN on November 22, 2012.

Effects of chemotherapy on learning and neurogenesis

December 10, 2012 on Interviews, News

Interview of Miriam Nokia (University of Jyväskylä, Finland) corresponding author of the article “Chemotherapy disrupts learning, neurogenesis and theta activity in the adult brain”, first published online in EJN on October 8, 2012. In this interview, Miriam Nokia explains the aim of this study and summarizes its findings.