Neuroscientist & Author

BrainFacts

Fields R.D. (2012)  The Subconscious Mind and Extrasensory Perception.  BrainFacts, December 10, 2012. http://blog.brainfacts.org/2012/12/the-subconscious-mind-and-extrasensory-perception/#.V3-4oPkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2012)  Just Itching to Know.  BrainFacts, December 28, 2012.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2012/12/just-itching-to-know/#.V3-42PkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2013)  Take a Break—How Your Brain Decides When to “Take Five,” BrainFacts, January 21, 2013.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2013/01/take-a-break-how-your-brain-decides-when-to-take-five/#.V3-5K_krJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2013)  “Brainy” Mice with Human Brain Cells:  Chimeras of Mice and Men.  BrainFacts, Marcy 7, 2013.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2013/03/brainy-mice-with-human-brain-cells-chimeras-of-mice-and-men/#.V3-5dvkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2013)  Recognizing the Face of a Murderer, BrainFacts, April 7, 2013.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2013/04/recognizing-the-face-of-a-murder/#.V3-5vvkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2013)  On Boylston Street.  BrainFacts, April, 24, 2013.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2013/04/on-boylston-street/#.V3-6A_krJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2013)  Changing Your Mind:  Scientists Disrupt Specific Memories in People.  BrainFacts, May 25, 2013.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2013/05/changing-your-mind-scientists-disrupt-specific-memories-in-people/#.V3-6yvkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2013)  The Collapse of Science, Not Housing, Ended the American Dream.  BrainFacts, June 14, 2013.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2013/06/the-collapse-of-science-not-housing-ended-the-american-dream/#.V3-7CfkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2013)  Neuroscience.  BrainFacts, July 5, 2013.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2013/07/neuroscience/#.V3-7MfkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2013)  Map the Brain—Not Just Neurons.  BrainFacts, September 6, 2013.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2013/09/map-the-brain-not-just-neurons/#.V3-7ZvkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2013)  Neural Circuits of Fair Play Discovered in the Human Brain.  BrainFacts, October 3, 2013.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2013/10/neural-circuits-of-fair-play-discovered-in-the-human-brain/#.V3-7kfkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2013)  To Kill a Crying Baby.  BrainFacts, October 29, 2013.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2013/10/to-kill-a-crying-baby/#.V3-7vPkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2013)  Why Girls are More Vulnerable to Maltreatment.  BrainFacts, November 6, 2013.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2013/11/why-girls-are-more-vulnerable-to-maltreatment/#.V3-76fkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2013)  Creativity, Madness and Drugs.  BrainFacts, November 25, 2013.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2013/11/creativity-madness-and-drugs/#.V3-8EPkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2013)  Wipe Out Fearful Memories.  BrainFacts, December 4, 2013.

http://blog.brainfacts.org/2013/12/wipe-out-fearful-memories/#.V3-8NvkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2013)  Ladies out of Luck:  FDA Blocks “Female Viagra.”  BrainFacts, December 15, 2013.

http://blog.brainfacts.org/2013/12/ladies-out-of-luck-fda-blocks-female-viagra/#.V3-8ZvkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2014)  Sex in Science:  The NIH Gets it Wrong?  BrainFacts, May 17, 2014.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2014/05/sex-in-science-the-nih-gets-it-wrong/#.V3_JJvkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2014)  Lightning in Your Brain.  BrainFacts, May 23, 2014.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2014/05/lightning-in-your-brain/#.V3_JUfkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2014)  The Lone Wolf Delusion.  BrainFacts, May 28, 2014.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2014/05/the-lone-wolf-delusion/#.V3_Jh_krJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2014)  Why Girls Like Guys Who Kayak.  BrainFacts, June 12, 2014.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2014/06/why-girls-like-guys-who-kayak/#.V3_JxvkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2014)  Sharks use ESP.  BraiFacts, August 20, 2014.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2014/08/sharks-use-esp/#.V3_KSPkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2014)  Ebola on the Brain.  BrainFacts, October 13, 2014.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2014/10/ebloa-on-the-brain/#.V3_J6_krJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2014)  The Brain’s White Matter—Learning beyond Synapses.  BrainFacts, October 16, 2014.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2014/10/the-brains-white-matter-learning-beyond-synapses/#.V3_KHPkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2014)  NPR’s ‘Car Talk’ Co-host Dies of Alzheimer’s.  BrainFacts, November 6, 2014.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2014/11/nprs-car-talk-co-host-dies-of-alzheimers/#.V3_Kg_krJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2014)  How is the Brain Like a Guitar?  Hint:  It is All about Rhythm.  BrainFacts, December 7, 2014.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2014/12/how-is-the-brain-like-a-guitar-hint-it-is-all-about-rhythm/#.V3_KufkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2014)  The Absurdity of “Medical Marijuana.”  BrainFacts, December 20, 2014.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2014/12/the-absurdity-of-medical-marijuana/#.V3_K5PkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  Neuroscience of ‘Under the Skin,’ Starring Scarlett Johansson.  BrainFacts, January 13, 2015.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/01/neuroscience-of-under-the-skin-staring-scarlett-johansson/#.V3_LFfkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  Poisoned Synapses not Crocodile Bile the Likely Killer of Mozambique Beer Drinkers.  BrainFacts, January 26, 2015.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/01/poisoned-synapses-not-crocodile-bile-the-likely-killer-of-mozambique-beer-drinkers/#.V3_LVfkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  Brian Williams ‘False Memory’—a Neuroscience Perspective.  BrainFacts, February 5, 2015.

http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/02/brian-williams-false-memory-a-neuroscience-perspective/#.V3_LhPkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  Big Brains/Little Brain:  Whale Brains Provide Clues to Cognition.  BrainFacts, March 17, 2015.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/03/big-brainslittle-brain-whale-brains-provide-clues-to-cognition/#.V3_Lt_krJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  Snakes on the Brain.  BrainFacts, April 4, 2015.

http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/04/snakes-on-the-brain/#.V3_L6PkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  The Kathmandu Earthquake Will Alter Brain Structure of Survivors.  BrainFacts, April 26, 2015.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/04/the-kathmandu-earthquake-will-alter-brain-structure-of-survivors/#.V3_MGfkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  Heisenberg Uncertainty and the Baltimore Riots.  BrainFacts, May 2, 2015.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/05/heisenberg-uncertainty-and-the-baltimore-riots/#.V3_MS_krJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  Watching TV Alters Children’s Brain Structure and Lowers IQ.  BrainFacts, May 4, 2015.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/05/watching-tv-alters-childrens-brain-structure-and-lowers-iq/#.V3_Mh_krJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  Bruce Jenner and Changing Your Brain’s Sex.  BrainFacts, June 20, 2015.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/06/bruce-jenner-and-changing-your-brains-sex/#.V3_Mu_krJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  To Flee or Freeze?  Neural Circuits of Threat Detection Identified.  BrainFacts, June 26, 2015.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/06/to-flee-or-freeze-neural-circuits-of-threat-detection-identified/#.V3_M7vkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  Why No One Helped.  BrainFacts, July 20, 2015.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/07/why-no-one-helped/#.V3_NG_krJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  Alzheimer’s Disease—America’s Tsunami.  BrainFacts, July 24, 2015.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/07/alzheimers-disease-americas-tsunami/#.V3_NVPkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  What’s in Your Nightmares?  The Top 5 Recurring Dreams of Adults and Kids.  BrainFacts, September 29, 2015.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/09/whats-in-your-nightmares-the-top-5-recurring-dreams-of-adults-and-kids/#.V3_NjvkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  New Discovery Explains Why Binge Drinking Leads to Alcohol Dependence and Suggests New Treatments.  BrainFacts, October 26, 2015.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/10/new-discovery-explains-why-binge-drinking-leads-to-alcohol-dependence-and-suggests-new-treatments/#.V3_NxfkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  The Neuroscience of Witches.  BrainFacts, October 30, 2015.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/10/the-neuroscience-of-witches/#.V3_N7fkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  “You Don’t Have Time to Think.”  Heroic Veteran Capt. Florent Groberg’s Selfless Action.  BrainFacts, November 11, 2015.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/11/you-dont-have-time-to-think-heroic-veteran-capt-florent-grobergs-selfless-action/#.V3_OJ_krJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  How the Neurotoxin in Dungeness Crab Causes Brain Damage.  BrainFacts, November 13, 2015.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/11/how-the-neurotoxin-in-dungeness-crab-causes-brain-damage/#.V3_OWvkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2015)  The Taste of Thanksgiving.  BrainFacts, November 25, 2015.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2015/11/the-taste-of-thanksgiving/#.V3_OifkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2016)  Meldonium, Tennis Star Maria Sharapova’s Performance-enhancing Drug Explained.  BrainFacts, Marcy 10, 2016.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2016/03/meldonium-tennis-star-maria-sharapovas-performance-enhancing-drug-explained/#.V3_Ow_krJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2016)  Marijuana Use Causes 7-Fold Increased Risk of Violent Behavior.  BrainFacts, March 20, 2016.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2016/03/marijuana-use-causes-7-fold-increased-risk-of-violent-behavior/#.V3_O9vkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2016)  Begging for Food from Mr. President and the First Lady.  BrainFacts, April 14, 2016.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2016/04/begging-for-food-from-mr-president-and-the-first-lady/#.V3_PIvkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2016)  The Neuroscience of Violence.  BrainFacts, April 29, 2016.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2016/04/the-neuroscience-of-violence/#.V3_PTvkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2016)  Listening with Light:  Deaf Can Hear Using Lasers.  BrainFacts, May 15, 2016.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2016/05/listening-with-light-deaf-can-hear-using-lasers/#.V3_PqPkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2016)  Neuroscience Explains Why Dinosaurs Couldn’t Get Any Bigger.  BrainFacts, June 7, 2016.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2016/06/neuroscience-explains-why-dinosaurs-couldnt-get-any-bigger/#.V3_P0PkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2016)  Tracking Dinosaur Intelligence:  What Fossil Footprints Reveal about the Dinosaur’s Brain.  BrainFacts, June 28, 2016.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2016/06/tracking-dinosaur-intelligence-what-fossil-footprints-reveal-about-the-dinosaurs-brain/#.V3_QBPkrJ3g

Fields, R.D. (2016)  The Neuroscience of Violence, Again.  BrainFacts, July 12, 2016.  http://blog.brainfacts.org/2016/07/the-neuroscience-of-violence-again/#.V4T3hPkrKM8