News tagged with impulsiveness
When you think of Botox injections, you probably think of getting rid of unwanted wrinkles around the eyes or forehead, but recently the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved using the injections to help patients ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Feeling angry and annoyed with others is a daily part of life, but most people don't act on these impulses. What keeps us from punching line-cutters or murdering conniving co-workers? Self-control. A new review article in ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new study lead by the Neuroscience Institute of Alicante reveals how manipulating the endocannabinoid system can modulate high levels of impulsivity. This is the main problem in psychiatric illnesses such ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 08, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Uncontrollable temporal lobe epilepsy affected almost every major aspect of John Keener's life.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
Impulsive children with attention problems tend to play more video games, while kids in general who spend lots of time video gaming may also develop impulsivity and attention difficulties, according to new research published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Some Parkinson's Disease patients can suddenly become creative when they take dopamine therapy, producing pictures, sculptures, novels and poetry. But their new-found interests can become so overwhelming that they ignore ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
University of Alberta researchers have established that the ability of the brain to rehearse or repeat electrical impulses may be absolutely critical in order to make a newly acquired memory more permanent.
Neuroscience Feb 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Scientists and doctors from the University of Sheffield are developing two novel devices that could lead to the improved prediction of premature births.
Health Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Cochlear implants may be a safe, effective option for some organ transplant patients who've lost their hearing as an unfortunate consequence of their transplant-related drug regime, researchers report.
Other Feb 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
Internet addiction disorder may be associated with abnormal white matter structure in the brain, as reported in the Jan. 11 issue of the online journal PLoS ONE. These structural features may be linked to behavioral impair ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 11, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (6) | 0
More people will survive sudden cardiac arrest when 9-1-1 dispatchers help bystanders assess victims and begin CPR immediately, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement published in Circulation: Jo ...
Cardiology Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
There's a 3-D world in our brains. It's a landscape that mimics the outside world, where the objects we see exist as collections of neural circuits and electrical impulses.
Neuroscience Jan 06, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- In many cases, a delay occurs between the time you are presented information and the time you respond with an action or decision. Most of us call it a thought, while some scientists call it working memory.
Neuroscience Dec 21, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (7) | 1 |
The extent to which we are able to activate our muscles voluntarily depends on motivation and will power or the physical condition and level of fatigue of the muscles, for instance. The latter particularly ...
Neuroscience Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |