Bulletin May 2018 (Vol. 19 No. 3)

Unravelling the complexities of the brain is a difficult task, but research by engineers, scientists and psychologists at HKU is helping to deepen our understanding. They are challenging previously-held notions, such as the idea that the brain is inactive when at rest and that certain regions of the brain operate independently of others. They are shedding new light on brain disorders. And they are exploring the brain-computer interface to help people with disabilities. Secrets of the Brain Cover Story 01 | 02 The University of Hong Kong Bulletin | May 2018