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Next steps in understanding brain function

The most complex piece of matter in the known universe is the brain. Neuroscientists have recently taken on the challenge to understand brain function from its intricate anatomy and structure. There is no sure way to go about ...

Aug 26, 2016
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This is your brain on sentences

Researchers at the University of Rochester have, for the first time, decoded and predicted the brain activity patterns of word meanings within sentences, and successfully predicted what the brain patterns would be for new ...

Aug 15, 2016
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Babies' painkiller problem

You're in hospital and you need to have a blood test: What do you think would reduce your pain? Sucrose (sugar water)? Painkillers? You probably went with option 2. But in babies option 1 is often prescribed.

Aug 19, 2016
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Neural efficiency hypothesis confirmed

One of the big questions intelligence researchers grapple with is just how differences in intelligence are reflected in the human brain. Researchers at ETH Zurich have succeeded in studying further details relating to suspected ...

Jul 27, 2015
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