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.

Unplugging For Brain Science

Five neuroscientists are on a rafting trip in Utah… does this sound the beginning of a joke?  It’s not.  The New York Times published an interesting article on a group of neuroscientists who want to understand how our use of digital devices affects how we think and behave.  The neuroscientists were also trying to understand…

Depression Increases the Risk of Developing Dementia

A new study has untangled the connection between depression and dementia, providing clear evidence that depression is a risk factor for dementia. Prior to this finding, it was unclear to researchers whether depression increased the risk of developing dementia or if dementia led to increased depression. Researchers screened nearly 1,000 participants and found 125 who…