Initially a service to let gamers voice and text chat while playing, most of Discord’s current users build and maintain online communities—though not always very big ones. CU expert Brianna Dym shares on The Conversation.
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From figuring out where memories are stored to how sensory information translates to behavior, new technologies are helping neuroscientists better understand how the brain works. Hear from several experts, including CU’s John Crimaldi, on The Conversation. Read more
The Supreme Court has found protections for people’s privacy in several constitutional amendments—and used it as a basis for some pretty fundamental protections. CU expert Scott Skinner-Thompson shares on The Conversation. Read more