News tagged with neuroimaging
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 |
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 |
(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 |
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 |
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 |
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 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 |
A growing body of research by multiple sclerosis (MS) investigators at the University at Buffalo and international partners is providing powerful new evidence that the brain's gray matter reflects important ...
Neuroscience Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(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 |
(Medical Xpress)—Advanced neuroimaging techniques are giving researchers new insight into how the human brain plans and controls limb movements. This advance could one day lead to new understanding of disease ...
Neuroscience Mar 04, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
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
Scientists have wrestled to understand why Huntington's disease, which is caused by a single gene mutation, can produce such variable symptoms. An authoritative review by a group of leading experts summarizes the progress ...
Neuroscience Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A method of analyzing brain structure using advanced computer algorithms accurately predicted 76 percent of the time whether a patient had lower back pain in a new study by researchers from the Stanford University School ...
Neuroscience Dec 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 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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