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Obama Brain Initiative

The Search for Mental Illness and Addiction in the Brain, Part I: The Disappointment of the Human Genome Project

Stanton Peele | Posted 07.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

The ideal image many people had of the genome as a straightforward template that stamps out human beings in a predictable way was, and is, a fantasy. And this is nowhere more evident than in the case of human personality traits and mental illness.

Bold Brain-Mapping Initiative Comes Into Focus

Posted 05.15.2013 | Science

By: Denise Chow, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 05/15/2013 08:08 AM EDT on LiveScience An ambitious, federally funded research initiative aim...

BRAIN Initiative: A Bold Venture Into Brain Science

James M. Gentile | Posted 06.05.2013 | Science
James M. Gentile

Launched with approximately $100 million in initial funding, BRAIN is a high-risk, high-reward effort that will provide basic but significant research insights in neuroscience and will have a major applied impact on health and human well-being far into the future.

Obama Proposes Bold Initiative

AP | NEDRA PICKLER and MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 06.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday proposed an effort to map the brain's activity in unprecedented detail, as a step toward finding bette...

Obama Announcing Initiative To Unlock Mysteries

Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

By NEDRA PICKLER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is proposing a new investment into research to map the human brain in ...