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New initiative for brain research proposed

Eric Oliver

April 9, 2013

President Barack Obama proposed the BRAIN – Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies – initiative last week, asking Congress to spend $100 million to develop technology that would accurately map what each...

Teenagers biologically more likely to be daring

Eric Oliver

October 16, 2012

According to a new study, teens are more likely to engage in risky behavior than other age groups due to a biological tendency giving them greater tolerance toward uncertainty. The study, published in the Oct. 1 edition of ...

Marquette PEERS project makes headway in helping autistic; program’s future uncertain

Eric Oliver

April 12, 2012

A developing therapy program at Marquette is helping teens and young adults with autism to develop social interaction skills — and maybe change their brains in the process. The PEERS (Program for the Enrichment and Education...