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(Medical Xpress)—Doctors in Canada claim they have opened a communication channel, using fMRI, with a man assumed to be in a vegetative state for over twelve years. By asking the patient to envision two ...
Neuroscience Nov 14, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (17) | 7 |
A research group from the University of Leeds has shown that infection by the brain parasite Toxoplasma gondii, found in 10-20 per cent of the UK's population, directly affects the production of dopamine, a key chemical messen ...
Medical research Nov 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (11) | 3 |
A little music training in childhood goes a long way in improving how the brain functions in adulthood when it comes to listening and the complex processing of sound, according to a new Northwestern University ...
Neuroscience Aug 21, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (10) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—An international team of scientists has discovered the mechanism by which zebrafish can re-grow brain neurons after they have suffered traumatic brain injury, and that this mechanism is ...
Medical research Nov 09, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (9) | 3 |
Face the facts: Neural integration transforms unconscious face detection into conscious face perception
(Medical Xpress)—The apparent ease and immediacy of human perception is deceptive, requiring highly complex neural operations to determine the category of objects in a visual scene. Nevertheless, the human ...
Neuroscience Dec 31, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (9) | 0 |
When healthy people are faced with threatening situations, they react with a suitable behavioural response and do not descend into a state of either panic or indifference, as is the case, for example, with ...
Neuroscience Sep 06, 2011 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 0 |
An experiment that Sigmund Freud could never have imagined 100 years ago may help lend scientific support for one of his key theories, and help connect it with current neuroscience.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 1 |
Prisoners who are psychopaths lack the basic neurophysiological "hardwiring" that enables them to care for others, according to a new study by neuroscientists at the University of Chicago and the University of New Mexico.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 24, 2013 | 4.4 / 5 (8) | 9 |
Researchers at the University of Tampere and the Aalto University, Finland, have shown that the perception of nude bodies is boosted at an early stage of visual processing.
Neuroscience Nov 17, 2011 | 4 / 5 (8) | 6 |
Men and women differ in the way they anticipate an unpleasant emotional experience, which influences the effectiveness with which that experience is committed to memory, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 23, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (7) | 3 |
(Phys.org)—Scientists have revealed the minutely detailed pain map of the hand that is contained within our brains, shedding light on how the brain makes us feel discomfort and potentially increasing our ...
Neuroscience Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
A single brief therapy session for adults with a lifelong debilitating spider phobia resulted in lasting changes to the brain's response to fear.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 21, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 1 |
What characterizes many people with depression, schizophrenia and some other mental illnesses is anhedonia: an inability to gain pleasure from normally pleasurable experiences.
Neuroscience Mar 21, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Deciphering what causes the brain cell degeneration of Parkinson's disease has remained a perplexing challenge for scientists. But a team led by scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has pinpointed ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 19, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Some people do not learn from their mistakes because of the way their brain works, according to research led by an academic at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Neuroscience Feb 27, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |