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How We Sharpen Attention on the Fly in Response to Incentives

A new study sheds light on the neural processes that guide how we navigate promises of reward to accomplish tasks...read more

How We Sharpen Attention on the Fly in Response to Incentives How We Sharpen Attention on the Fly in Response to Incentives

Judgments of Competence Affect Anticipation of Pain

A new study found that perceiving higher competence in people such as doctors can reduce the anticipation of pain...read more

Judgments of Competence Affect Anticipation of Pain Judgments of Competence Affect Anticipation of Pain

Distinguishing Consonant Sounds in Noise Predicts Reading Ability in Preschoolers

Researchers have discovered a biomarker for literacy in preschoolers...read more

Distinguishing Consonant Sounds in Noise Predicts Reading Ability in Preschoolers Distinguishing Consonant Sounds in Noise Predicts Reading Ability in Preschoolers

Patterns of Brain Activity Match Vividness of Memories

In a new study, researchers found that the memories we recall most vividly have the greatest patterns of brain reactivation....read more

Patterns of Brain Activity Match Vividness of Memories Patterns of Brain Activity Match Vividness of Memories

Evidence from Tone Deafness: Limiting Musical Exposure Can Deteriorate the Auditory System

People who are tone deaf have weakened sound processing in their brainstems...read more

Evidence from Tone Deafness: Limiting Musical Exposure Can Deteriorate the Auditory System Evidence from Tone Deafness: Limiting Musical Exposure Can Deteriorate the Auditory System
Cognitive Neuroscience—with its concern about perception, action, memory, language and selective attention—will increasingly come to represent the central focus of all Neurosciences in the 21st century.
– Eric R. Kandel, M.D. (Nobel Laureate)
  • Award Nominations Now Open!

    CNS is pleased to announce that nominations for the George A. Miller Award and the Distinguished Career Contributions Award are now open! Please submit your nomination by emailing: ktretheway@cogneurosociety.org by July 29, 2015. Be sure to include which award you are nominating your colleague for in the subject line of your email.

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