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(HealthDay)—There is a significant difference in the brain's response to stress among patients with epilepsy who believe stress is an important factor in seizure control compared to those who do not, according ...
Neuroscience Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers and patients look forward to the day when stem cells might be used to replace dying brain cells in Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative conditions. Scientists are ...
Neuroscience Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 2 |
This is your brain on freestyle rap: Study reveals characteristic brain patterns of lyrical improvisation
Researchers in the voice, speech, and language branch of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have used functional magnetic resonance imaging ...
Neuroscience Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Neuroscientists studying the link between poor sleep and schizophrenia have found that irregular sleep patterns and desynchronised brain activity during sleep could trigger some of the disease's symptoms. The findings, published ...
Neuroscience Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
With the help of data collected from intracranial electrodes implanted on epilepsy patients, researchers in Drexel's School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems are getting a rare look inside the brain in ...
Neuroscience Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists from the University of Leicester have hit upon unique forms of spinal nerve activity that shape output of nerve cell networks controlling motor behaviours.
Neuroscience Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Colon cancer survivors whose diet is heavy in complex sugars and carbohydrate-rich foods are far more likely to have a recurrence of the disease than are patients who eat a better balance of foods, a new study by Dana-Farber ...
Cancer Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Using precisely-targeted lasers, researchers manipulate neurons in worms' brains, take control of their behavior
In the quest to understand how the brain turns sensory input into behavior, Harvard scientists have crossed a major threshold. Using precisely-targeted lasers, researchers have been able to take over an animal's ...
Neuroscience Sep 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 1 |
A new study led by MIT neuroscientists has found that brain scans of patients with social anxiety disorder can help predict whether they will benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Managers and non-managers show distinctly different brain activation patterns when making decisions, according to research published Aug. 22 in the open access journal PLOS ONE.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
High baseline levels of neuronal activity in the best connected parts of the brain may play an important role in the development of Alzheimer's disease. This is the main conclusion of a new study appearing in PLoS Computational Bi ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Why does vivid memory 'feel so real?' Real perceptual experience, mental replay share similar brain activation patterns
Neuroscientists have found strong evidence that vivid memory and directly experiencing the real moment can trigger similar brain activation patterns.
Neuroscience Jul 23, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers have come up with a device that may enable people who are completely unable to speak or move at all to nevertheless manage unscripted back-and-forth conversation. The key to such silent and still ...
Neuroscience Jun 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
The research led by Newcastle University's Dr Mark Cunningham and Professor Miles Whittington and supported by the Dr Hadwen Trust for Humane Research, indicates a novel electrical bio-marker in humans.
Neuroscience Jun 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Many adults wish to maintain their independence as they age, but health problems often require them to live in assisted-care facilities where they can be observed by medical professionals. Now, technologies developed by University ...
Health Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0