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 |
A new study by researchers at UT Dallas' Center for Vital Longevity, Duke University, and the University of Michigan has found that the strength of communication between the left and right hemispheres of ...
Neuroscience Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 9 |
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 |
Scientists from the University of Leicester have hit upon unique forms of spinal nerve activity that shape output of nerve cell networks controlling motor behaviours.
Neuroscience Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
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 |
(Medical Xpress)—When you walk into a darkened room, your first instinct is to feel around for a light switch. You slide your hand along the wall, feeling the transition from the doorframe to the painted ...
Neuroscience Dec 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 3 |
This past weekend teams from the National Football League used statistics like height, weight and speed to draft the best college players, and in a few weeks, armchair enthusiasts will use similar measures ...
Neuroscience Apr 29, 2013 | 4 / 5 (5) | 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 |
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 |
(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 |
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)—Inside the brain, an unpredictable race—like a political campaign—is being run. Multiple candidates, each with a network of supporters, have organized themselves into various left- ...
Neuroscience Oct 24, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A new theory of brain function by Peter Ulric Tse, a professor of cognitive neuroscience at Dartmouth College, suggests that free will is real and has a biophysical basis in the microscopic workings of our brain cells.
Neuroscience Mar 01, 2013 | 3 / 5 (4) | 29
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on my parahippocampal gyrus.
Neuroscience May 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
German neurophysiologists have developed a new method to study widespread networks of neurons responsible for our memory.
Neuroscience Nov 21, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |