Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

Frontiers in Human Neuroscience is a first-tier electronic journal devoted to understanding the brain mechanisms supporting cognitive and social behavior in humans, and how these mechanisms might be altered in disease states.

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1.940 (2011)

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Scientists observe learning processes online in the brain

Stimulating the fingertip rhythmically for a sustained period of time markedly improves touch sensitivity. A research team led by Associate Professor Dr. Hubert Dinse at Ruhr-Universit├Ąt Bochum (RUB) analyzed the impact ...


Girls more negatively affected by pot than boys

Early use of cannabis affects the working memory of adolescents, but its deleterious effect is more pronounced in girls, posing a risk to their academic success as well as to their memory when they reach adulthood.


Older adults share fewer memories as they age

By the time people reach a certain age, they've accumulated enough life experience to have plenty of stories to tell about life "back in their day."


Video games improve the visual attention of expert players

Action real-time strategy video games such as World of Warcraft, Age of Empires, and Total War are played by millions. These games, which can be won through strategic planning, selective attention, sensorimotor skills, and ...

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