Neuroscience

How your brain remembers motor sequences

Ever wondered what was going on in the brain of John Coltrane when he played the famous solo on his album Giant Steps? Researchers at the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan, and ...

Neuroscience

Research moves closer to brain-machine interface autonomy

A University of Houston engineer is reporting in eNeuro that a brain-computer interface, a form of artificial intelligence, can sense when its user is expecting a reward by examining the interactions between single-neuron ...

Neuroscience

Increased corticomotor excitability ID'd in restless legs

(HealthDay)—For patients with restless leg syndrome (RLS), the primary motor cortex (M1) exhibits hyperexcitability, which is associated with disease severity, according to a study published recently in Sleep Medicine.

Attention deficit disorders

Anomalous brain structure ID'd in preschoolers with ADHD

(HealthDay)—Anomalous brain development is evident among medication-naive preschoolers with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of the International ...

Neuroscience

Mice, motor learning, and making decisions

Early understandings of the brain viewed it as a black box that takes sensory input and generates a motor response, with the in-between functioning of the brain as a mystery.

Neuroscience

Advanced artificial limbs mapped in the brain

EPFL scientists from the Center for Neuroprosthetics have used functional MRI to show how the brain re-maps motor and sensory pathways following targeted motor and sensory reinnervation (TMSR), a neuroprosthetic approach ...

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