UC Davis Researchers Look Into Neuroscience Teleportation Thursday, March 17, 2016 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Why is studying teleportation useful for understanding how the brain works? How is it helpful to society? That’s the focus on new research recently published in the journal Neuron by a UC Davis professor. Insight talks about neuroscience teleportation with Arne Ekstrom, an associate professor of psychology at the Center for Neuroscience.