News tagged with journal of neuroscience

New therapy target for kids' fever-induced seizures

Fever-induced childhood seizures, known as febrile seizures, can be terrifying for parents to witness. The full-body convulsions, which mostly affect children six months to five years old, can last from mere seconds up to ...

Jun 11, 2013
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Seeing our errors keeps us on our toes

If people are unable to perceive their own errors as they complete a routine, simple task, their skill will decline over time, Johns Hopkins researchers have found—but not for the reasons scientists assumed. The researchers ...

Jun 04, 2013
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Getting a grip on sleep

All mammals sleep, as do birds and some insects. However, how this basic function is regulated by the brain remains unclear. According to a new study by researchers from the RIKEN Brain Science Institute, ...

May 14, 2013
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