Do the brains of different people listening to the same piece of music actually respond in the same way? An imaging study by Stanford University School of Medicine scientists says the answer is yes, which ...
Neuroscience Apr 10, 2013 | 4 / 5 (2) | 3 |
For the first time, scientists have been able to predict how much pain people are feeling by looking at images of their brains, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder.
Neuroscience Apr 10, 2013 | 4 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Deep inside your brain, a legion of stem cells lies ready to turn into new brain and nerve cells whenever and wherever you need them most. While they wait, they keep themselves in a state of perpetual readiness ...
Neuroscience Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) and the Achucarro neurosciences centre have discovered a new therapy for the fragile X chromosome syndrome. This new therapy proposes the modulation of the cerebral ...
Medical research Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research has questioned the reliability of neuroscience studies, saying that conclusions could be misleading due to small sample sizes.
Neuroscience Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new genetically engineered lab rat that has the full array of brain changes associated with Alzheimer's disease supports the idea that increases in a molecule called beta-amyloid in the brain causes the ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
As the body ages, the physical effects are notable; wrinkles in the skin appear, physical exertion becomes harder. But there are also less visible processes going on. Inside aging brains there is another phenomenon at work, ...
Neuroscience Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
New research has shown that the way our minds react to and process emotions such as fear can vary according to what is happening in other parts of our bodies.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute have discovered that stress circuits in the brain undergo profound learning early in life. Using a number of cutting edge approaches, including ...
Neuroscience Apr 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have made a discovery in neuroscience that could offer a long-lasting solution to eating disorders such as obesity.
Neuroscience Apr 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists can see which cells communicate with each other in the brain, by flipping a neural light switch
There are cells in your brain that recognize very specific places, and have that as one of their main jobs. These cells, called place cells, are found in an area behind your temple called the hippocampus. ...
Neuroscience Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Johns Hopkins scientists say they have evidence from animal studies that a type of central nervous system cell other than motor neurons plays a fundamental role in the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a ...
Neuroscience Mar 31, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
New research from the Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Program in Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology may have discovered a key piece in the puzzle of how hearing works by identifying ...
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(Medical Xpress)—Teachers in schools across the globe are turning to a new philosophy to help improve the behaviour and well-being of students.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center team studying alcohol addiction has new research that might shed light on why some drinkers are more susceptible to addiction than others.
Addiction Mar 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |