News tagged with brain mapping
(Medical Xpress)—The ambitious and controversial Brain Activity Map (BAM), initiative instituted by a small group of researchers last year, has been steadily gaining momentum. Earlier this week, a proof ...
Neuroscience Mar 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
When people – and monkeys – look at faces, a special part of their brain that is about the size of a blueberry "lights up." Now, the most detailed brain-mapping study of the area yet conducted has confirmed ...
Neuroscience Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 4 |
Just like a road atlas faithfully maps real-word locations, our brain maps many aspects of our physical world: Sensory inputs from our fingers are mapped next to each other in the somatosensory cortex; the ...
Neuroscience Mar 19, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 5 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study by scientists in France has revealed that the cerebellum region of the brain plays an important role in the ability to navigate when visual cues are absent, and is the first ...
Neuroscience Oct 21, 2011 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The superior capability of experts to rapidly solve problems depends largely on their intuition, and it has long been known that this is related to experience and training. Although many ...
Neuroscience Mar 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Want to know why sports fans get so worked up when they think the referee has wrongly called their team's pass forward, their player offside, or their serve as a fault?
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 01, 2012 | 4 / 5 (5) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—Leaving the house in the morning may seem simple, but with every move we make, our brains are working feverishly to create maps of the outside world that allow us to navigate and to remember ...
Neuroscience May 03, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Aphasia, an impairment in speaking and understanding language after a stroke, is frustrating both for victims and their loved ones. In two talks Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at the conference of the American ...
Neuroscience Feb 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Why do our brains make more mistakes when we act quickly? A new study demonstrates how the brain follows Ben Franklin's famous dictum, "Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste."
Neuroscience Nov 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
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 |
Scientists at Georgia State University have found that the ability to hear is lessened when, as a result of injury, a region of the brain responsible for processing sounds receives both visual and auditory inputs.
Neuroscience Aug 22, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The brain's perception of space can determine whether a part of a body which occupies that space is either healthy or "neglected".
Neuroscience Dec 19, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Your brain has at least four different senses of location – and perhaps as many as 10. And each is different, according to new research from the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, at the Norwegian ...
Neuroscience Dec 05, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (8) | 17 |
Humans perceive numerous categories of objects and actions, but where are these categories represented spatially in the brain?
Neuroscience Dec 19, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Like explorers mapping a new planet, scientists probing the brain need every type of landmark they can get. Each mountain, river or forest helps scientists find their way through the intricacies of the human ...
Medical research Aug 09, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Brain mapping is a set of neuroscience techniques predicated on the mapping of (biological) quantities or properties onto spatial representations of the (human or non-human) brain resulting in maps.
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