New research explains how speaking more than one language may translate to better mental health. A paper published by Cell Press in the March 29th issue of the journal Trends in Cognitive Sciences examines how being biling ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- A small new study gives insight into how electroshock therapy, an effective yet poorly understood treatment for severe depression, affects the brains of depressed people.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2012 | 4.1 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Neuroimaging for stroke patients may be unnecessarily costly and redundant, contributing to rising costs nationwide for stroke care, according to University of Michigan research.
Neuroscience Mar 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A two-year study of high school football players suggests that concussions are likely caused by many hits over time and not from a single blow to the head, as commonly believed.
Health Feb 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Testosterone makes us overvalue our own opinions at the expense of cooperation, research from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at University College London has found. The findings may have implications for how group ...
Medical research Jan 31, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (11) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Vanderbilt radiologists are rolling out powerful new imaging techniques that provide clearer pictures of the delicate ebb and flow of blood through brain tissue in patients at risk for stroke.
Cardiology Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- At UCLA's Laboratory of Integrative Neuroimaging Technology, researchers use functional MRI brain scans to observe brain signal changes that take place during mental activity. They then employ computerized ...
Neuroscience Dec 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Studies have shown that people who are overweight in middle age are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease decades later than people at normal weight, yet researchers have also found that people in the earliest stages ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
IQ, the standard measure of intelligence, can increase or fall significantly during our teenage years, according to research funded by the Wellcome Trust, and these changes are associated with changes to the ...
Neuroscience Oct 19, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (15) | 5 |
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a common problem that is becoming progressively burdensome throughout the world. A new supplement to the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, Imaging the Alzheimer Brain, clearly shows that multiple imagin ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
For some people, the glass is always half full. Even when a football fan's team has lost ten matches in a row, he might still be convinced his team can reverse its run of bad luck. So why, in the face of clear evidence to ...
Neuroscience Oct 09, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (5) | 8 |
Carnegie Mellon University biologists have developed an MRI-based technique that allows researchers to non-invasively follow neural stem cells in vivo.
Neuroscience Sep 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
When making decisions based on multiple, interdependent factors, we choose based on how these factors correlate with each other, and not based on an ad hoc rule of thumb or through trial and error as was previously thought, ...
Neuroscience Sep 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Our memories work better when our brains are prepared to absorb new information, according to a new study by MIT researchers. A team led by Professor John Gabrieli has shown that activity in a specific part ...
Neuroscience Aug 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 2 |
A leading University of Chicago researcher on empathy is launching a project to understand psychopathy by studying criminals in prisons.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 41