Articles by Kevin Jiang

About Kevin Jiang (147 Articles)
Kevin Jiang is a Science Writer and Media Relations Specialist at the University of Chicago Medicine. He focuses on neuroscience and neurosurgery, orthopedics, psychology, genetics, biology, evolution, biomedical and basic science research.

Learning how the brain learns

January 29, 2016

For UChicago neuroscientist David Freedman, the key to understanding the brain’s ability to learn is to focus on a specific cognitive function where learning, memory and decision making all intersect—visual categorization. [Read more]

Should all adults be screened for depression?

January 26, 2016

With the aim of easing the burden placed on society by depression, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force called for screening for depression in the general adult population, including the elderly, pregnant and postpartum women. ScienceLife spoke with Pooja Dave, PhD, about these new recommendations. [Read more]