News for Psychology and Neuroscience

First music, then video, now brain atlas
    Joshua H Smith, 2006/01/17 14:24:13

This is your brain on an iPod -- color-coded, described and with a voice pronouncing the names of its features. It's all part of SylviusVG, an interactive audio-visual guide to brain and spinal cord anatomy. Sylvius is the brainchild of Duke neurobiology professors S. Mark Williams, who with Leonard White and programmer and interface designer Andrew Mace created it. It's one of their latest products of a suite of computerized guides to the human nervous system used in between 40 and 50 percent of the nation's medical schools, Williams said. <more>