This section summarizes our own lay language articles, news or videos. Information that is suitable and/or even written for families and children.

2021: Video Antrittsverlesung, Universität Zürich[ATV_Video]

2021: Podcast im Rahmen SciComm Palaver [Podcast]

2021: Brainfair “Manchmal braucht es MR Superhelden” (Schulprogramm)

2021: Brainfair, öffentlicher Vortrag zur Reihe “Das Gehirn in Zeiten der Pandemie” [Video; starting at 0:21]

2019: TED-style inspirational talk at the Teacher Campus Seminar Series 2019 in Zurich [Video]

2019: Science Communication Workshop held at the World Conference of Science Journalists in Lausanne.

2019: Interview for BLOG Bold: “Science and Research Never Stop to Change” [PDF]

2018: Vortrag für das Symposium: frühe Kindheit – Blitzlichter aus der Forscung, Praxis und Politik (organized by Public Health Switzerland):
2018: Videopublikation: A Short Summary of Early Brain Development
A collaboration with BOLD blog (Blog for learning and development):
2018: Frühkindliche Hirnentwicklung: Interview für
by  (July 4, 2017)

Nora Raschle, developmental neuroscientist at the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Center, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland, talks about the critical time window in children’s and adolescents’ brain development when developmental disorders manifest. In her work, she focuses on the use of neuroimaging for the early detection of such disorders.

Scientific articles for children, adolescents and families

Frontiers for Young Minds provides a collection of freely available scientific articles by distinguished scientists that are shaped for younger audiences by the input of their own young peers. Here is our own article explaining how emotions are processed within our brains and why emotion regulation is so important:

Emotions and the Brain or How to Master the Force

and a German translation:

Emotionen und das Gehirn oder wie man die Macht beherrscht

Explaining Brain Research Through Star Wars

Blog Post by Nora Raschle for SciFive, a blog from the University of Basel (Nov. 30 2016).

Link PDF

Interview (by the University of Basel):

Making MR imaging child’s play – pediatric neuroimaging protocol, guidelines and procedure

Link to video and protocol