News tagged with brain areas

Researchers find causality in the eye of the beholder

We rely on our visual system more heavily than previously thought in determining the causality of events. A team of researchers has shown that, in making judgments about causality, we don't always need to use cognitive reasoning. ...

Jan 10, 2013
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New genetic disorder of balance and cognition discovered

The family of disorders known as ataxia can impair speech, balance and coordination, and have varying levels of severity. Scientists from the Universities of Oxford and Edinburgh have identified a new member of this group ...

Dec 07, 2012
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Teenagers' brains affected by preterm birth

New research at the University of Adelaide has demonstrated that teenagers born prematurely may suffer brain development problems that directly affect their memory and learning abilities.

Nov 13, 2012
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