Neuroscience

Potential brain-machine interface for hand paralysis

A brain-machine interface that combines brain stimulation with a robotic device controlling hand movement increases the output of pathways connecting the brain and spinal cord, according to a study of healthy adults published ...

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The reasons for our left or right-handedness

It is not the brain that determines if people are right or left-handed, but the spinal cord. This has been inferred from the research results compiled by a team headed by private lecturer Dr Sebastian Ocklenburg, Judith Schmitz, ...

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Motor cortex contributes to word comprehension

Researchers from HSE, Northumbria University, and Aarhus University have experimentally confirmed that comprehension of a word's meaning involves not only the 'classic' language brain centres but also the cortical regions ...

Neuroscience

Neuroscientists find evidence for 'visual stereotyping'

The stereotypes we hold can influence our brain's visual system, prompting us to see others' faces in ways that conform to these stereotypes, neuroscientists at New York University have found.

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