News tagged with brain scans
(HealthDay)—Migraines and depression can each cause a great deal of suffering, but new research indicates the combination of the two may be linked to something else entirely—a smaller brain.
Neuroscience May 22, 2013 | 4 / 5 (4) | 2 |
A new study provides neurobiological evidence for dysfunction in the neural circuitry underlying emotion regulation in people with insomnia, which may have implications for the risk relationship between insomnia and depression.
Health May 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The gap between life expectancy in patients with a mental illness and the general population has widened since 1985 and efforts to reduce this gap should focus on improving physical health, suggest researchers in a paper ...
Cancer May 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Neuroanatomy and neurophysiology are inherently three-dimensional domains. Neuronal cell body projections axons and dendrites can interconnect large numbers of neurons distributed ...
Neuroscience Nov 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (10) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the National Institutes of Health have uncovered firm evidence for what many mothers have long suspected: women's brains appear to be hard-wired to respond to the cries of a hungry infant.
Neuroscience May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A team of French researchers has discovered that the human brain is capable of distinguishing between different types of syllables as early as three months prior to full term birth. As ...
Neuroscience Feb 26, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 7 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from Ireland's Trinity College and Caltech in the US have found after analyzing brain scans of young volunteers, that two brain regions appear to be involved the decision making ...
Neuroscience Nov 08, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (8) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—One way to increase our understanding of bilateral brains, like our own, is to inspect their paired sensory systems. In our visual system, the optic nerves normally combine at a place called ...
Neuroscience Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Using brain scans of children and adults watching Sesame Street, cognitive scientists are learning how children's brains change as they develop intellectual abilities like reading and math.
Neuroscience Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Although many areas of the human brain are devoted to social tasks like detecting another person nearby, a new study has found that one small region carries information only for decisions during social interactions. ...
Neuroscience Jul 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
For nearly a decade, doctors have used an implanted electronic stimulator to treat severe depression in people who don't respond to standard antidepressant therapy.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) at the University of Cambridge have identified a brain abnormality which is found in drug-dependent individuals as well as their ...
Neuroscience Feb 02, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (8) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at LWL-University Hospital in Bochum, Germany have found that male volunteers looking at photographs of human eyes were better at guessing the "mood" of the person in the picture, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Cognitive loss and brain degeneration currently affect millions of adults, and the number will increase, given the population of aging baby boomers. Today, nearly 20 percent of people age 65 or older suffer ...
Neuroscience Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Brain scans have revealed distinctive features in the brain structure of karate experts that are associated with how well they performed in a test of punching ability. Its thought ...
Neuroscience Aug 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 10 |
Neuroimaging includes the use of various techniques to either directly or indirectly image the structure, function/pharmacology of the brain. It is a relatively new discipline within medicine and neuroscience/psychology.
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