The story is a familiar one: most people are able to lose weight while dieting but once the diet is over, the weight comes back. Many of us can personally attest that caloric deprivation weight loss diets typically do not ...
Neuroscience May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Hopes for a cure for many brain diseases may rest on the humble mouse, now that scientists can map the rodents' brains more thoroughly than ever before.
Neuroscience Apr 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Our understanding of brain activity has traditionally been linked to brain areas – when we speak, the speech area of the brain is active. New research by an international team of psychologists led by David Alexander and ...
Neuroscience Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Traditional methods of fMRI analysis systematically skew which regions of the brain appear to be activating, potentially invalidating hundreds of papers that use the technique.
Neuroscience Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Network analysis sheds new light on the abnormal brain connectivity responsible for a common genetic cause of autism
Combining hospital MRIs with the mathematical tool known as network analysis, a group of researchers at UC San Francisco and UC Berkeley have mapped the three-dimensional global connections within the brains ...
Neuroscience Feb 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists can now detect early features of Alzheimer's disease using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A revolutionary technology has the ability to detect and diagnose Alzheimer's disease with unprecedented accuracy. The computerized technique known as SNIPE analyzes magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 06, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A new USC study finds evidence suggesting that the brain works hard to understand those who have different bodies when watching them in action.
Neuroscience Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—At a Bloomington, Ind., toy store, kids ages 8 to 12 gather weekly to trade Pokemon cards and share their mutual absorption in the intrigue and adventure of Pokemon.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the VA San Diego Healthcare System have found that deficiencies in the neural processing of simple auditory tones can evolve into ...
Neuroscience Nov 30, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 2 |
Findings on overeating may aid in the fight against obesity when metabolic and psychological treatments fail
(Medical Xpress)—A similar, insidious craving plagues all addicts, no matter the substance of choice. A new study published in NeuroImage from Center for BrainHealth scientists Dr. Francesca Filbey, assist ...
Neuroscience Nov 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Meditation can change the way a person experiences pain, according to a new study by UW–Madison neuroscientists.
Neuroscience Nov 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A gene that confers a higher risk for dementia in old age could also promote better-than-average memory and verbal skills in youth, according to a new University of Sussex-led study.
Neuroscience Nov 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—In a noisy environment, lip-reading can aid understanding of a conversation. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences who have been investigating this ...
Neuroscience Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research shows a simple reason why even the most intelligent, complex brains can be taken by a swindler's story – one that upon a second look offers clues it was false.
Neuroscience Oct 30, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |