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Children exposed to family violence show the same pattern of activity in their brains as soldiers exposed to combat, new research has shown.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (9) | 5 |
Animal's brains are only roughly aware of how high-up they are in space, meaning that in terms of altitude the brain's 'map' of space is surprisingly flat, according to new research.
Medical research Aug 07, 2011 | 4.1 / 5 (10) | 4 |
Predicting the winner of a sporting event with accuracy close to that of a statistical computer program could be possible with proper training, according to researchers. In a study published today, experiment ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 22, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (8) | 3 |
Neurons come in an astounding assortment of shapes and sizes, forming a thick inter-connected jungle of cells. Now, UCL neuroscientists have found that there is a simple pattern that describes the tree-like shape of all neurons.
Neuroscience Jun 20, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Crossing your arms reduces the intensity of pain you feel when receiving a painful stimulus on the hand, according to research by scientists at University College London.
Neuroscience May 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (6) | 5 |
Men and women differ in the way they anticipate an unpleasant emotional experience, which influences the effectiveness with which that experience is committed to memory, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 23, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (7) | 3 |
Antibodies that block the process of synapse disintegration in Alzheimer's disease have been identified, raising hopes for a treatment to combat early cognitive decline in the disease.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
(Phys.org)—Scientists have revealed the minutely detailed pain map of the hand that is contained within our brains, shedding light on how the brain makes us feel discomfort and potentially increasing our ...
Neuroscience Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
When faced with making a complicated decision, our automatic instinct to avoid misfortune can result in missing out on rewards, and could even contribute to depression, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 08, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (6) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- When we focus intently on one task, we often fail to see other things in plain sight - a phenomenon known as inattention blindness. Scientists already know that performing a ...
Neuroscience Aug 03, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 1 |
What hides behind the enigma of autism? Dr. John Skoyles of University College London, in a paper published this September in Autism Research and Treatment, identifies the type of information used to process synonyms and co ...
Other Sep 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 3
Scientists funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) have shown for the first time that transplanting light-sensitive photoreceptors into the eyes of visually impaired mice can restore their vision.
Medical research Apr 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Researchers at UCL have made a breakthrough in the way that drugs could be delivered to the brain.
Medical research Mar 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
The first in-depth investigation of whether youthful happiness leads to greater wealth in later life reveals that, even allowing for other influences, happy adolescents are likely to earn more money as adults.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 19, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Researchers from UCL have found that lonely people have less grey matter in a part of the brain associated with decoding eye gaze and other social cues.
Neuroscience Oct 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |