News tagged with neural basis
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Studies of lucid dreamers visualize which centers of the brain become active when we become aware of ourselves.
Neuroscience Jul 27, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (14) | 12 |
Molecular imbalance lies at the root of many psychiatric disorders. Current EU-funded research has discovered a major RNA molecular player in neurogenesis and has characterised its action and targets in the ...
Neuroscience Jun 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When grabbing a coffee mug out of a cluttered cabinet or choosing a pen to quickly sign a document, what brain processes guide your choices?
Neuroscience May 23, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on my parahippocampal gyrus.
Neuroscience May 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Neuroscientists from Western University have taken the all-important first step towards understanding the neural basis of size constancy or the ability to see an object as having the same size despite the ...
Neuroscience Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
At New York University, Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Steve Fleming is exploring the neural basis of metacognition: how we think about thinking, and how we assess the accuracy of our decisions, ...
Neuroscience Feb 27, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 4 |
For Bradley Duchaine, there is definitely more than meets the eye where faces are concerned.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 01, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (6) | 6 |
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 |
Doctors use similar brain mechanisms to make diagnoses and to name objects, according to a study published in the Dec. 14 issue of the online journal PLoS ONE and led by Marcio Melo of the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil ...
Neuroscience Dec 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Auditory working memory and attention, for example the ability to hear and then remember instructions while completing a task, are a necessary part of musical ability. But musical ability is also related to verbal memory ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 17, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2
(Medical Xpress) -- We experience an interesting phenomenon when the contrast of an image flickers as it moves across our visual field namely, an illusory reversal in the direction of motion. Moreover, ...
Neuroscience Jun 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
It is common knowledge that bats and dolphins echolocate, emitting bursts of sounds and then listening to the echoes that bounce back to detect objects. What is less well-known is that people can echolocate too. In fact, ...
Neuroscience May 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Today, there is increasing exposure of individuals to a public audience. Television shows and the internet provide platforms for this and, at times, allow observing others' flaws and norm transgressions. Regardless of whether ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 13, 2011 | 3 / 5 (6) | 1 |
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