News tagged with brain waves

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Can the blind really hear better?

The human brain is extremely plastic, especially the visual processing centre. The function of the newly organised brain area in blindness is still a topic of intense debate.

Aug 30, 2018
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Potential biomarker for autism

A study of young children with autism spectrum disorder published in JNeurosci reveals altered brain waves compared to typically developing children during a motor control task. The non-invasive neuroimaging technique used ...

Aug 13, 2018
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Nerve cells use brain waves to judge importance

The precise interaction of brain waves and nerve cells may be decisive for the amazing ability of our brain to separate important from unimportant information, even when we are flooded with stimuli. Researchers at the University ...

Aug 09, 2018
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Switching brain circuits on and off without surgery

In the maze of our brains, there are various pathways by which neural signals travel. These pathways can go awry in patients with neurological and psychiatric diseases and disorders, such as epilepsy, Parkinson's, and obsessive-compulsive ...

Jul 09, 2018
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