News tagged with neuroimaging
A new study looking at sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and markers for Alzheimer's disease (AD) risk in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and neuroimaging adds to the growing body of research linking the two.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia 18 hours ago | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new study led by scientists at the Universities of York and Bradford has identified the two areas of the brain responsible for our perception of orientation and shape.
Neuroscience Feb 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (9) | 3 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
The story is a familiar one: most people are able to lose weight while dieting but once the diet is over, the weight comes back. Many of us can personally attest that caloric deprivation weight loss diets typically do not ...
Neuroscience May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
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)—Working as a piano tuner may lead to changes in the structure of the memory and navigation areas of the brain, suggests new research funded by the Wellcome Trust. In a study published today ...
Neuroscience Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 2 |
A drug widely used to treat Parkinson's Disease can help to reverse age-related impairments in decision making in some older people, a study from researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging has shown.
Neuroscience Mar 24, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
What's in a dream? For Yukiyasu Kamitani, the question is important. He has been testing how dreams relate to brain activity and what really is the function of dreaming, He leads a team of researchers at the ATR Computational ...
Neuroscience Oct 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi may owe his trademark feints and body swerves to the fact his brain is busier than that of a less gifted player, according to a study into footballers' minds.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 05, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Traditional methods of fMRI analysis systematically skew which regions of the brain appear to be activating, potentially invalidating hundreds of papers that use the technique.
Neuroscience Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(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 |
Wellcome Trust researchers have discovered how the brain assesses confidence in its decisions. The findings explain why some people have better insight into their choices than others.
Neuroscience Dec 09, 2012 | 3.4 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Training human volunteers to control their own brain activity in precise areas of the brain can enhance fundamental aspects of their visual sensitivity, according to a new study. This non-invasive 'neurofeedback' ...
Neuroscience Dec 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Neuroimaging includes the use of various techniques to either directly or indirectly image the structure, function/pharmacology of the brain. It is a relatively new discipline within medicine and neuroscience/psychology.
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