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(Medical Xpress)—Scientists from the United States and Australia have advanced our understanding of brain plasticity by showing that the brain forms complex new circuits after damage, often far from the ...
Neuroscience May 15, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Different brain areas are activated when we choose to suppress an emotion, compared to when we are instructed to inhibit an emotion, according a new study from the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and Ghent University.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The pain sensations of others can be felt by some people, just by witnessing their agony, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
When a pedestrian hears the screech of a car's brakes, she has to decide whether, and if so, how, to move in response. Is the action taking place blocks away, or 20 feet to the left?
Neuroscience May 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Wake Forest University's Sean Hannah and a team of researchers have found measuring activity in the prefrontal cortex of the brain can help assess that person's potential for leadership –which could have ...
Neuroscience Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New findings clarify where and how the brain's "slow waves" originate. These rhythmic signal pulses, which sweep through the brain during deep sleep at the rate of about one cycle per second, are assumed ...
Neuroscience Apr 18, 2013 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 1 |
While studying rats' ability to navigate familiar territory, Johns Hopkins scientists found that one particular brain structure uses remembered spatial information to imagine routes the rats then follow. ...
Neuroscience Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Aerobic exercise may help prevent and perhaps even reverse some of the brain damage associated with heavy alcohol consumption, according to a new University of Colorado Boulder study.
Addiction Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—We've all been there: You're at work deeply immersed in a project when suddenly you start thinking about your weekend plans. It happens because behind the scenes, parts of your brain are ...
Neuroscience Apr 11, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Avoid impulsive acts by imagining future benefits: Waiting more pleasurable if focus is on good things ahead
(Medical Xpress)—Why is it so hard for some people to resist the least little temptation, while others seem to possess incredible patience, passing up immediate gratification for a greater long-term good?
Neuroscience Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers in Australia have uncovered what they describe as differences in brain behavior for people diagnosed with either bipolar disorder (BP) or borderline personality disorder (BPD). ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Researchers are testing whether applying electrical stimulation directly to the brains of people with Alzheimer's disease might improve thinking, focus and alertness.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Our understanding of brain activity has traditionally been linked to brain areas – when we speak, the speech area of the brain is active. New research by an international team of psychologists led by David Alexander and ...
Neuroscience Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Australian researchers have taken the first step in using bioactive peptides as the building blocks to help 'build a new brain' to treat degenerative brain disease.
Medical research Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In laboratory studies, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have found that stem cells from a patient's own fat may have the potential to deliver new treatments directly into the brain after the surgical removal of a glioblastoma, ...
Cancer Mar 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |