News tagged with sensation
The human brain may simulate physical sensations to prompt introspection, capitalizing on moments of high emotion to promote moral behavior, according to a USC researcher.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 07, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (8) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Crossing your arms reduces the intensity of pain you feel when receiving a painful stimulus on the hand, according to research by scientists at University College London.
Neuroscience May 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (6) | 5 |
(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 |
A new study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine reveals that for the first time, stimulation of the vagina, cervix, or clitoris was shown to activate three separate and distinct sites in the sensory cortex.
Neuroscience Sep 12, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 5 |
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 |
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 |
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 |
(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 |
Intuitively it simply makes sense: exposure to sexual content in movies at an early age probably influences adolescents' sexual behavior. And yet, even though a great deal of research has shown that adolescents who watch ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 17, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
The world is a dazzling array of people, objects, sounds, smells and events: far too much for us to fully experience at any moment. So our attention may automatically be snagged by something startling, such ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 07, 2011 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 3 |
(HealthDay) -- Low handlebar positioning relative to the bicycle saddle is associated with increased perineal saddle pressure and decreased sensation in critical pelvic floor structures, according to research ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 5
Compared to European American adolescents, African American adolescents are more likely to abstain from alcohol, drink less frequently, and engage in less heavy drinking when they do drink. Very little research has examined ...
Addiction Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
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 |
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
(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