Tag: brain

Hopkins Lab and Facebook’s Building 8 Creating New Hands-Free, Silent Way to Type

Image via Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab

A project under development by Johns Hopkins’ Laurel-based Applied Physics Lab and Facebook’s top-secret Building 8 would eliminate the need to use one’s hands or even speak to type out thoughts on a keyboard.

Cocaine Really Does Eat Holes in Your Brain, Hopkins Scientists Say



Anyone who watched TV in the 1980s know what a brain on drugs looks like. 

Hopkins Researchers Find Decision-Making Neurons



The human brain is a magnificent thing. It enables us to walk, talk, and develop complex longterm plans–as well as make split-second decisions. A group of researchers at Johns Hopkins has been studying those split-second decisions, trying to pinpoint just where in the brain they take place. And according to a new paper, they’ve managed to figure out exactly which neurons are involved when a person slams on the brakes to avoid an accident.