News tagged with brain scans
(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)—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 |
(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 |
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 |
Humans are adept at setting goals and updating them as new situations arise—for example, a person who is playing a video game may switch to a new goal when their phone rings.
Neuroscience Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Blocking a single tiny blood vessel in the brain can harm neural tissue and even alter behavior, a new study from the University of California, San Diego has shown. But these consequences can be mitigated ...
Neuroscience Dec 16, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(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)—Researchers at the Aptuit Centre for Drug Discovery and Development in Italy, have found that a drug called GSK598809 is able to block a type of dopamine receptor in the brain that has been ...
Neuroscience Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
A new study led by MIT neuroscientists has found that brain scans of patients with social anxiety disorder can help predict whether they will benefit from cognitive behavioral therapy.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 06, 2012 | 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 |
(HealthDay) -- A small new study gives insight into how electroshock therapy, an effective yet poorly understood treatment for severe depression, affects the brains of depressed people.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2012 | 4.1 / 5 (8) | 0 |
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) -- 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) -- Scientists have developed a way to evaluate new treatments for some forms of attention deficit disorder.
Neuroscience Oct 14, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 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 |
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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