Medical research

A revised map of where working memory resides in the brain

Working memory: it's how you make a mental shopping list without forgetting the milk, or memorize a number just long enough to write it down. But working memory is more than a prerequisite for a successful errand—the ability ...

Neuroscience

Scientists develop technique for more accurate brain diagnoses

Scientists of South Ural State University have developed a technique to identify the functional state of the brain with absolute accuracy. The results of the study will contribute to medical and physiological diagnostics.

Neuroscience

The brain can be trained to avoid dyslexia

The ability of the brain to synchronize with the tone and intonation of speech influences how language is processed. This is the conclusion of a study by the Basque research center BCBL. The results could contribute to more ...

Neuroscience

Toward a model of synchrony in brain networks

(MedicalXpress)—Resting state networks (RSNs) in the brain are topographies of neural structures between which lag states propagate due to fluctuations of physical and other activities. Studying these networks reveals information ...

Neuroscience

Musical duets lock brains as well as rhythms

Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin have shown that synchronization emerges between brains when making music together, and even when musicians play different voices. In a study published ...

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