Vanderbilt Brain Institute

  • Illustration of brain processing sounds

    How young brains make sense of senses

    The brain’s ability to process multiple sensory inputs continues to develop well into childhood, a recent study shows. Read More

    Mar 31, 2011

  • Scanning of a human brain by X-rays

    Brainstorm 2011 events begin March 3

    "Brainstorm 2011," a series of free public events about brain research hosted by Vanderbilt University, will explore post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and the mysteries of feelings and perception throughout the month of March. Read More

    Feb 23, 2011

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    Babies’ biological clocks dramatically affected by birth light cycle

    Graduate student Chris Ciarleglio who performed the study in the McMahon Lab that found the circadian clock in mammals is imprinted by the day/night cycle when an individual is born. The finding may help explain why people born in the winter at high latitudes are at greater risk for seasonal… Read More

    Dec 6, 2010