News tagged with feedback
How cells regulate their own function by "accelerating and braking" is important basic knowledge when new intelligent medicines are being developed, or when plant cells are tweaked to produce more bioenergy. In a study published ...
Medical research May 15, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
In a study recently published in IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering, neurobiologists at the University of Chicago show how an organism can sense a tactile stimulus, in real time, through an art ...
Neuroscience May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Most infants respond to a game of peek-a-boo with smiles at the very least, and, for those who find the activity particularly entertaining, gales of laughter. For infants with autism spectrum disorders ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 30, 2013 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Understanding the molecular control of placenta formation, the organ which enables fetal growth, is critical in diagnosing and treating related pregnancy complications. A group of scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences, ...
Medical research Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Women who struggle with chronic obesity end up engaging in less and less routine physical activity, new research shows, confirming what may seem obvious to some.
Overweight and Obesity Apr 06, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
On March 27th JoVE will publish a new video article by Dr. Lotfi Merabet showing how researchers in the Department of Ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Harvard Medical School have developed a virtu ...
Medical research Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Stirring an inner Stuart Smalley, Facebook profiles reassure our self-worth, because they offer a place where we can display the personal characteristics and relationships we value most, says a Cornell ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Protein implicated in lupus promotes disease progression by distinct mechanisms in different immune cells
Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) come under attack by their immune system, producing 'autoantibodies' that inflict damage throughout the body. Antibodies normally target foreign proteins, ...
Immunology Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Ever find yourself briefly paralyzed as you're falling asleep or just waking up? It's a phenomenon is called sleep paralysis, and it's often accompanied by vivid sensory or perceptual experiences, which ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
Parents act differently with different children—for example, being more positive with one child and more negative with another. A new longitudinal study has found that this behavior negatively affects not only the child ...
Pediatrics Feb 12, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Helping the nose know: Researcher answers 100-year-old question about how olfactory feedback mechanism works
More than a century after it was first identified, Harvard scientists are shedding new light on a little-understood neural feedback mechanism that may play a key role in how the olfactory system works in the brain.
Neuroscience Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
(HealthDay)—There is a significant difference in the brain's response to stress among patients with epilepsy who believe stress is an important factor in seizure control compared to those who do not, according ...
Neuroscience Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—To prevent the risk of 'chair disease', The University of Queensland researchers have developed a 'sitting pad' device that uses an alarm to alert workers to stand up more regularly.
Health Dec 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have shown that the cells that produce glucagon are stimulated by the hormone itself. A previous study by the same group demonstrated that this principle also applies to insulin. ...
Medical research Dec 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Feedback describes the situation when output from (or information about the result of) an event or phenomenon in the past will influence an occurrence or occurrences of the same (i.e. same defined) event / phenomenon (or the continuation / development of the original phenomenon) in the present or future. When an event is part of a chain of cause-and-effect that forms a circuit or loop, then the event is said to "feed back" into itself.
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