Marghi Merzenich is the VP of Content for Posit Science. For over a decade, she's been helping to make complex neuroscience concepts more accessible to BrainHQ's users and partners.

Saluting our Soldiers Series: TBI, The "Signature Injury" of a Generation

Ed. Note: To coincide with Independence Day celebrations, we’re offering an educational 4-part series “Saluting our Soldiers.” We’re taking a closer look at the mental health issues facing today’s soldiers and veterans—and sharing the latest research news affecting military personnel. Overview: Official military figures report that about 115,000 troops have experienced a traumatic brain injury…

Saluting our Soldiers: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Ed. Note: To coincide with Independence Day celebrations, we’re offering an educational 4-part series “Saluting our Soldiers.” We’re taking a closer look at the mental health issues facing today’s soldiers and veterans—and sharing the latest research news affecting military personnel. Overview: A recent analysis found that the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) rate among troops serving…

Watch a Brain Losing Consciousness Under Anesthesia

Researchers at the University of Manchester have created an interesting short film: it shows the brain losing consciousness under anesthesia. Working with a group of 20 subjects, the researchers took 100 scans per second to generate a “movie” of the brain, using a new brain recording strategy called fEITER (functional Electrical Impedance Tomography by Evoked Response.) While it’s…