News tagged with brain connectivity

Forgetting is actively regulated

In order to function properly, the human brain requires the ability not only to store but also to forget: Through memory loss, unnecessary information is deleted and the nervous system retains its plasticity. ...

Mar 13, 2014
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A novel look at how stories may change the brain

Many people can recall reading at least one cherished story that they say changed their life. Now researchers at Emory University have detected what may be biological traces related to this feeling: Actual ...

Dec 23, 2013
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Brain surgeons go with the flow

(Medical Xpress)—Neurosurgeons at UC San Diego Health System are using a new approach to visualize the brain's delicate anatomy prior to surgery. The novel technique allows neurosurgeons to see the brain's ...

Nov 22, 2013
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