The pilot and autopilot within our mind-brain connection: Conscious vs. unconscious, habit vs. non-habit examined
(Medical Xpress)—Have you ever driven to work so deep in thought that you arrive safely yet can't recall the drive itself? And if so, what part of "you" was detecting cars and pedestrians, making appropriate stops and ...
Neuroscience Jan 11, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—Caring for an adult child with developmental disabilities or mental illness increased by 38 percent the chances that an aging parent would develop disabilities of their own, according to findings of a new ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—For years policymakers have attempted to replace Medicare's fee-for- service payment system with approaches that pay one price for an aggregation of services. The intent has been to reward providers for ...
Health Sep 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While the causes of autism continue to be debated and bandied about, real families who have children with autism spectrum disorders are left to struggle with expensive health care needs. These costs can be devastating - but ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The multidrug transporter EmrE functions as an asymmetric antiparallel dimer (molecule with two subunits). Drug (blue) transport from the inside to the outside of the cell membrane is accomplished ...
Medical research Jan 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Nurturing mothers have garnered accolades for rescuing skinned knees on the playground and coaxing their children to sleep with lullabies. Now they're gaining merit for their offspring's physical health in middle age.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A team of researchers from the Petsko-Ringe and Pochapsky laboratories at Brandeis have produced and determined the structure of alpha-synuclein, a key protein associated with Parkinsons disease.
Medical research Oct 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Neuropsychiatric disorders are the second largest cause of morbidity and premature mortality worldwide. The scientific community has widely accepted that people who battle neuropsychiatric disorders such ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 21, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
It is unarguable that lack of sleep can affect cognitive and motor performance, but the U.S. Navy wants to know what happens when exposure to motion is also a factor.
Health Sep 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(PhysOrg.com) -- Associate professor Don Katz sits in his modest office while a colleague makes a cappuccino next door. The small machine gurgles and churns and the smell of fresh brewed coffee wafts through the air.
Neuroscience Jul 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 1 |
A razor nick in the shower? A fall on a slippery floor? The average person simply calls it bad karma, but for people with hemophilia such episodes can cause prolonged blood loss.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Have a tough time remembering where you put your keys, learning a new language or recalling names at a cocktail party? New research from the Lisman Laboratory at Brandeis University points to a molecule that is central to ...
Neuroscience Jun 23, 2011 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
The ten studies in this special issue document the substantial and growing burden of dengue in the Americas, Africa and Asia, and the burden of a chikungunya outbreak in India.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Would your favorite dinner taste the same if you could not smell it? Does a sense of smell require a sense of taste? Katz, an associate professor of psychology and neuroscience, set out to find some answers.
Neuroscience May 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Brandeis researchers have made a significant advance in the effort to understand amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by successfully reversing the toxicity of the mutated protein in the familial type of the ...
Medical research Apr 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |