Advent Calendar

Helsinki Brain & Mind Advent Calendar highlights 2022 research news from the neuroscience network

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Virtual reality game to objectively detect ADHD
Helsinki Brain & Mind Research portal lists PI-level neuroscience researchers and clinicians at the University of Helsinki, Aalto University and the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa.
The Minerva Foundation’s Medix Prize awarded to a research group headed by Eero Castrén
Use of digital devices may affect children’s language development
Neurocenter Finland’s Brain & Mind Network promotes neuroscience research and research collaboration
Digitaalinen opas tarjoaa mielenterveystyön ammattilaisille eväitä kipupotilaan kohtaamiseen
A healthy dose of usability
A skin-stroking device could help curb alcohol cravings
Brain development of the preterm baby is improved by supporting emotional connection with the parent
A machine learning approach to predict resilience and sickness absence in the healthcare workforce (In Finnish)
Magnetic brain stimulation can help patients with depression and pain

A smart jumpsuit tracks infants’ motor development
The glymphatic system: implications for drugs for central nervous system diseases (in Finnish)
Researchers develop a digital therapy to alleviate the symptoms of depression
Interacting brains sync without physical presence
New imaging technique to find out what happens in the brains of cats and dogs
Insomnia in midlife may manifest as cognitive problems in retirement age
Updated computer program helps with epilepsy surgeries at HUS
Artificial intelligence to assist the brain
Fetal exposure to drugs may affect infants’ brain development
HUS participates in the development of an algorithm improving traumatic brain injury care in ICU
Learning from the brain: Stéphane Deny uses insights from neuroscience for better artificial intelligence
Large studies reveal genes that dramatically influence schizophrenia risk


Anne Patana
Head of Development Helsinki Brain & Mind, University of Helsinki