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(Medical Xpress)—It has long been held that in a new environment, visual adaptation should improve visual performance. However, evidence has contradicted this expectation: Adaptation sometimes not only ...
Neuroscience Mar 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 9 |
Infants at 7 months of age who go on to develop autism are slower to reorient their gaze and attention from one object to another when compared to 7-month-olds who do not develop autism, and this behavioral ...
Autism spectrum disorders Mar 20, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Compulsive hoarders are more likely to suffer from executive dysfunction, a cognitive deficit that inhibits flexible thinking and categorisation skills, a study has found.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 15, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
A region of the brain known to play a key role in visual and spatial processing has a parallel function: sorting visual information into categories, according to a new study by researchers at the University ...
Neuroscience Mar 06, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
Reducing fear and stress following a traumatic event could be as simple as providing a protein synthesis blocker to the brain, report a team of researchers from McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, McGill University, ...
Neuroscience Mar 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
When something causes less pain than expected it is even possible for it to feel pleasant, a new study reveals. These findings may one day play a key role in treating pain and substance abuse.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 25, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Several Kansas State University faculty members are helping children with auditory processing disorder receive better treatment.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 20, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Supposedly 'primitive' reflexes may involve more sophisticated brain function than previously thought, according to researchers at Imperial College London.
Neuroscience Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers detect characteristic constructional features in a family of sensors that process signals in the human body and control physiological processes.
Medical research Feb 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Even with a constant task, human performance fluctuates in time-scales from seconds to minutes in a fractal manner. In a recent study a Finnish research group found that the individual variability in the ...
Neuroscience Feb 12, 2013 | 3 / 5 (3) | 1 |
If you started piano lessons in grade one, or played the recorder in kindergarten, thank your parents and teachers. Those lessons you dreaded – or loved – helped develop your brain. The younger you started music lessons, ...
Neuroscience Feb 12, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress)—Driving through his hometown, a war veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder may see roadside debris and feel afraid, believing it to be a bomb. He's ignoring his safe, familiar surroundings and only ...
Neuroscience Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The journal PLOS ONE has recently published a study which provides new data around attention and visual perception. The article "A role of eye vergence in covert attention" was authored by researchers from t ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A group of Portuguese researchers from IBMC and FMUP at the University of Porto has found the reason why patients with chronic pain often suffer from impaired short –term memory. The study, to be published ...
Neuroscience Feb 07, 2013 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—It has long been known that the part of the brain called the amygdala is responsible for recognition of a threat and knowing whether to fight or flee from the danger.
Neuroscience Feb 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |