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(Phys.org)—Scientists have revealed the minutely detailed pain map of the hand that is contained within our brains, shedding light on how the brain makes us feel discomfort and potentially increasing our ...
Neuroscience Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Stroke patients who have difficulty paying attention to part of their visual field may perform better when offered a reward, a study by Imperial College London and Brunel University researchers has found.
Neuroscience Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—One of the most popular intervention therapies for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) lacks scientific support according to a literature review published by University of Texas at Austin professor ...
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Women exposed to trauma may be at greater risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder because of a heightened fear response, according to a new study. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Doctors in Canada claim they have opened a communication channel, using fMRI, with a man assumed to be in a vegetative state for over twelve years. By asking the patient to envision two ...
Neuroscience Nov 14, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (17) | 7 |
EEG provides insight into drug-related choice in addiction, potential implications for rehabilitation
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory, Stony Brook University, and collaborators may have found a way to predict drug-addicted individuals' ...
Addiction Nov 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research at the University of Adelaide has demonstrated that teenagers born prematurely may suffer brain development problems that directly affect their memory and learning abilities.
Neuroscience Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new study has found that participating in an 8-week meditation training program can have measurable effects on how the brain functions even when someone is not actively meditating. In their report in the ...
Neuroscience Nov 12, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (24) | 2 |
Deliberately inflicting carefully controlled painful stimuli on human volunteers and seeing how well specific drugs reduce the feeling of pain can be an effective way of testing new drugs. So conclude two researchers who ...
Medications Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Structure of a bond formed by two proteins critical for hearing and balance described for the first time
Researchers have mapped the precise 3-D atomic structure of a thin protein filament critical for cells in the inner ear and calculated the force necessary to pull it apart.
Medical research Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
That snake heading towards you may be further away than it appears. Fear can skew our perception of approaching objects, causing us to underestimate the distance of a threatening one, finds a study published in Current Bi ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 22, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Neurobiologists at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna investigated how the brain is able to group external stimuli into stable categories. They found the answer in the discrete ...
Neuroscience Oct 20, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (5) | 1
Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) have identified mechanisms in the brain responsible for regulating cocaine-seeking behavior, providing an avenue for drug development that could greatly reduce ...
Neuroscience Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A few minutes of exercise can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder perform better academically, according to a new study led by a Michigan State University researcher.
Attention deficit disorders Oct 16, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists at the University of Southampton are to investigate the best way to use natural killer cells (NK) to target the most common form of liver cancer.
Cancer Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0