Neuroscience

Potential way to tune the brain into learning mode

A study by University of Manchester neuroscientists into the effect of surprise on our memory has inadvertently discovered a method which might help us to perform better in exams.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Neurobiological research: Melody as a feature of poetry

Music and language share numerous common parameters that have already been intensively investigated. Melody, however, has so far been largely neglected. A research team from the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics ...

Oncology & Cancer

New insights into melanoma brain metastases

Brain metastasis is one of the most common causes of cancer-related deaths and occurs very frequently in patients with advanced melanoma. Although new immunotherapies are effective in some patients with melanoma brain metastases, ...

Neuroscience

Neuronal processes involved in musical interactions

Making music together is a unique challenge: Not only must a musician plan and execute the sounds made by their own instrument, but they have to coordinate their actions with those of others. This is an extraordinary accomplishment ...

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