A conference held at NIH September 10-14, 2012unveiled the NIH Toolbox — a set of neurological and behavioral health measurements designed for use in large-scale clinical studies. The Toolbox
includes tests for measuring cognition, emotion, sensation and motor function from ages 3-85; it can be administered within
two hours and requires nominal costs, expertise and equipment. A story in the NIH Record has more details.
Brain wiring a no-brainer? March 29, 2012 New data from the Human Connectome Project reveal that the complex pathways connecting different brain regions seem to follow
a surprisingly simple gridlike pattern. More