News tagged with sensation
(Medical Xpress)—Investigation by researchers from the University of Exeter and ETH Zurich has shed new light on a protein which is linked to a common neurological disorder called Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
Neuroscience May 16, 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
(Medical Xpress)—Professional ball game players report the sensation of the ball 'slowing-down' just before they hit it. Confirming these anecdotal comments, a new study published in Proceedings of the Ro ...
Neuroscience Sep 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 3 |
Pain is not one-dimensional but a combination of inflammatory reactions as well as of processes in the central nervous system and memory cells. This is the result of a current study by pain researchers at ...
Medical research May 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The sensation of having a physical body is not as self-evident as one might think. Almost everyone who has had an arm or leg amputated experiences a phantom limb: a vivid sensation that the missing limb is still present. ...
Neuroscience Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2 |
A new study from a team of researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, the Monell Chemical Senses Center, and the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, reveals that a person's ability to taste ...
Medical research Oct 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Winning may not be the only thing, but the human brain devotes a lot of resources to the outcome of games, a new study by Yale researchers suggest.
Neuroscience Oct 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (5) | 2 |
A gene known to control lens development in mice and humans is also crucial for the development of neurons responsible for mechanosensory function, as neurobiologists of the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine ...
Genetics Feb 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists have proved a 60-year-old theory about how nerve signals are sent around the body at varying speeds as electrical impulses.
Medical research Oct 11, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Researchers have discovered how the tongue detects high concentrations of salt, the first step in a salt-avoiding behavior common to most mammals. The findings could serve as a springboard for the development of taste modulators ...
Health Feb 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Johns Hopkins researchers have uncovered strong evidence that mice have a specific set of nerve cells that signal itch but not pain, a finding that may settle a decades-long debate about these sensations, ...
Neuroscience Jan 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A research team including University of Wyoming neurobiologist Jeff Woodbury has discovered a new technique to determine how the touch sensory system is organized in hairy skin, providing ...
Neuroscience Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Georgia Tech researchers have created a wireless, musical glove that may improve sensation and motor skills for people with paralyzing spinal cord injury (SCI).
Neuroscience Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Research groups at the University of Cambridge and the Instituto de Neurociencias, in Spain, have discovered a new and unexpected mechanism by which cold sensation is regulated, and opens ...
Medical research Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have identified high levels of a number of genes in the naked mole-rat that may suggest why they live longer than other rodents and demonstrate resistance to age-related diseases.
Cancer Nov 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |