Neuroscience

Controlling attention with brain waves

Having trouble paying attention? MIT neuroscientists may have a solution for you: Turn down your alpha brain waves. In a new study, the researchers found that people can enhance their attention by controlling their own alpha ...

Neuroscience

Waves move across the human brain to support memory

The coordination of neural activity across widespread brain networks is essential for human cognition. Researchers have long assumed that oscillations in the brain, commonly measured for research purposes, brain-computer ...

Neuroscience

Controlling brain waves to improve vision

Have you ever accidentally missed a red light or a stop sign? Or have you heard someone mention a visible event that you passed by but totally missed seeing?

Neuroscience

Brain waves reveal video game aptitude

Scientists report that they can predict who will improve most on an unfamiliar video game by looking at their brain waves.

Neuroscience

Scientists can see the bias in your brain

The strength of alpha brain waves reveals if you are about to make a biased decision, according to research recently published in JNeurosci.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can stimulating the brain treat chronic pain?

For the first time, researchers at the UNC School of Medicine showed they could target one brain region with a weak alternating current of electricity, enhance the naturally occurring brain rhythms of that region, and significantly ...

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