News tagged with cognitive neuroscience

Science reveals the power of a handshake

(Medical Xpress)—New neuroscience research is confirming an old adage about the power of a handshake: strangers do form a better impression of those who proffer their hand in greeting. The study was led ...

Oct 19, 2012
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White matter, old dogs, and new tricks

Most people equate "gray matter" with the brain and its higher functions, such as sensation and perception, but this is only one part of the anatomical puzzle inside our heads. Another cerebral component ...

Sep 24, 2012
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Imaging the network traffic in our brains

MRI brain scans no longer just show the various regions of brain activity; nowadays the networks in the brain can now be imaged with ever greater precision. This will make functional MRI (fMRI) increasingly ...

Sep 18, 2012
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