Neuroscience

A virtual brain helps decrypt epilepsy

Researchers at CNRS, INSERM, Aix-Marseille University and AP-HM have just created a virtual brain that can reconstitute the brain of a person affected by epilepsy for the first time. From this work we understand better how ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Distinct stages of thinking revealed by brain activity patterns

Neuroimaging data can reveal the mental stages people go through as they are solving challenging math problems, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. ...

Neuroscience

Statisticians step up to aid neurological health research

Numbers can tell a story. In the hands of the right reader, it may prove to be a very important one—such as the likelihood of a particular patient developing a neurological disorder like dementia or responding positively ...

Surgery

Neurophysiological assessment aids in identifying back injury

(HealthDay)—For patients with lumbosacral disc herniation, neurophysiological tests together with neuroimaging and clinical examination allow for accurate preoperative assessment of injury, according to a study published ...

Neuroscience

Neuroimaging could be the key to a better society

Neuroimaging techniques are a strongly emerging technology and could bring about a revolution in various areas of society, as long as we choose the direction we want to steer these developments in on time. This is one of ...

Neuroscience

Interpreting neuroimages: The technology and its limits

Neuroimages play a growing role in biomedical research, medicine, and courtrooms, as well as in shaping our understanding of what it means to be human. But how helpful are they at answering complex questions such as: What ...

Neuroscience

Reported 'neuroimage bias' not as strong as first believed

A few years back, there was concern that the developing field of neuroimaging – producing colorful images of brain activity – was potentially biasing scientists and the public alike. A series of well-publicized experiments ...

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