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 ...

Neuroscience

Decider or ditherer? How we make decisions

Professors Peter Brown and Rafal Bogacz in the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences describe their research team's discovery that a certain 'hold your horses' function in decision-making occurs in an extremely brief ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Uneasiness in observers of unnatural android movements explained

It has been decades in the making, but humanoid technology has certainly made significant advancements toward creation of androids – robots with human-like features and capabilities. While androids hold great promise for ...

Neuroscience

Huntington's disease linked to dysfunction of brain structure

Northwestern Medicine scientists identified a link between Huntington's disease and dysfunction of the subthalamic nucleus, a component of the basal ganglia, a group of brain structures critical for movement and impulse control.

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