Neuroscience

How does the brain project manage its learning?

The famous patient Henry Molaison (long known as H.M.) suffered damage to his hippocampus after a surgical attempt to cure his epilepsy. As a result, he had anterograde amnesia, which meant that things he learned never made ...

Neuroscience

How we learn words and sentences at the same time

How people work out the meanings of new words has been revealed by Lancaster University researchers, who say this is similar to the way in which young children learn language.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Israel minister says 'no way' virus lockdown will end soon

Israeli Health Minister Yuli Edelstein said Tuesday that there was "no way" the country's second nationwide coronavirus lockdown would be lifted after three weeks as originally planned.

Neuroscience

Nerve cells let others 'listen in'

How many 'listeners' a nerve cell has in the brain is strictly regulated. This is shown by an international study led by the University College London and the universities of Bonn, Bordeaux and Milton Keynes (England). In ...

Neuroscience

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-Universität Bochum (RUB) analyzed the impact ...

Neuroscience

Using brain imaging to pierce the mystery of human behavior

In the Medical Image Processing Lab, Dimitri Van De Ville and Thomas Bolton have studied the impact that computational imaging has on cognitive and clinical neuroscience by reviewing more than one hundred articles.

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