News tagged with reaction time

Blue light may fight fatigue around the clock

Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) have found that exposure to short wavelength, or blue light, during the biological day directly and immediately improves alertness and performance. These ...

Feb 03, 2014
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Getting enough ZZZs may play a part in concussion testing

Athletes who didn't get enough sleep the night before undergoing baseline concussion testing didn't perform as well as expected, say researchers presenting their work today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's ...

Jul 13, 2013
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New approaches in the treatment of alcohol dependence

Based on expanding neurobiological knowledge, intriguing research is under way to use brain findings to develop innovative treatments including not only novel pharmacological interventions but also non-pharmacological treatment ...

Oct 15, 2012
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Why the middle finger has such a slow connection

Each part of the body has its own nerve cell area in the brain -- we therefore have a map of our bodies in our heads. The functional significance of these maps is largely unclear. What effects they can have is now shown by ...

Feb 07, 2012
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