Do Visual Aids Assist Musical Training?

As a professional flutist, Ioanna Zioga has often wondered how people learn music. She herself has experienced many different musical training techniques from various musicians. “Some would draw figures on a whiteboard to visually represent the music; others would sing melodies; others would play the music themselves on the flute in order for me to […]

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Aging Amplifies the Retention of Irrelevant Info in Our Memory

In the 1990s, research led by Lynn Hasher, then at Duke University, identified some stark differences in how older and younger adults interpret narrative passages. They found that when reading passages, older adults form the same inferences that young adults do and when interpretations turn out to be wrong, both groups are able to correct […]

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Beyond the Science: 4 Lessons Learned from the Kanwisher Award Talk

Guest Post by Paula P. Brooks Hearing from luminaries in a scientist’s field can have many benefits, as I learned during this year’s CNS conference. As this year’s recipient of the George A. Miller Prize in Cognitive Neuroscience, Nancy Kanwisher had the difficult job of delivering an effective award lecture over video conference. Despite the […]

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CNS Statement: Black Lives Matter 

The Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) stands against racism, hate, and injustice.  We affirm unequivocally that Black Lives Matter. CNS condemns all acts of discrimination and violence against Black people and other people of color. As an international organization, CNS is committed to the fight against racism, and to promoting inclusion and diversity in science and […]

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Exploring Novel Paths for Brain Stimulation

CNS 2020 Guest Post by Anne Billot Being able to directly target specific areas of the brain is important both for cognitive neuroscientists seeking to establish direct causal links between neural signal and cognitive processes and for clinicians treating neurological disorders. The gold standard for approaching such tasks has been to directly manipulate the brain […]

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The term cognitive neuroscience has now been with us for almost three decades, and identifies an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the nature of thought.

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CNS Statement: Black Lives Matter

The Cognitive Neuroscience Society (CNS) stands against racism, hate, and injustice.  We affirm unequivocally that Black Lives Matter. CNS condemns all acts of discrimination and violence against Black people and other people of color. As an international organization, CNS is committed to the fight against racism, and to promoting inclusion and diversity in science and academia globally. Yet, we recognize we can and must do more.  Read our full statement here.

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CNS 2020 Blog

Read coverage of the 27th CNS annual meeting, held virtually May 2-5, 2020.