Neuroscience

Scientists create a model for the neural basis of expectation

It is known that sensory stimuli – especially powerful ones like taste – are affected by expectation, which is a trigger to improving stimuli detection, distinction and reaction. Yet, scientists know little about how ...

Neuroscience

A new method to show neural representations

Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid report a new method for graphic representation of neurons that visualizes the data developed by neuroscientists.

Neuroscience

Real-time feedback tames Parkinson's brainwaves

A neurofeedback system enables Parkinson's disease patients to voluntarily control brainwaves associated with symptoms of the disorder, according to new research published in eNeuro. It remains to be determined whether such ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study links content of service members' art to their trauma levels

When making visual art during their recovery from traumatic brain injuries (TBI), military service members who depicted psychological injuries like depression or anxiety in their artwork tended to have more acute post-traumatic ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to make a good impression when saying hello

You can hear the perfect hello. And now you can see it, too. Researchers from the CNRS, the ENS, and Aix-Marseille University have established an experimental method that unveils the filter—that is, mental representation—we ...

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