Neuroscience

Brain-robot therapy reroutes motor pathway in stroke patients

Brain-robot interfaces—apparatuses where brain activity controls the movements of a robotic device that supports a hand or limb—show promise in rehabilitating paralyzed stroke patients. Yet the exact way the therapy impacts ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychology must act to address health inequities

Psychology must take concrete steps to expose and mitigate the impacts of systemic and structural factors that affect physical and mental health, according to a new report from the American Psychological Association.

Oncology & Cancer

Myths, ignorance persist around lung cancer: Poll

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, but doctors have had access to a screening tool for nearly a decade that can catch it for early treatment.

Neuroscience

Movement can help with the processing of visual information

Modern living and working environments are increasingly characterized by the simultaneous execution of locomotion and sensory—mostly visual—processing. Also, many job profiles require the simultaneous processing of visual ...

Medical research

Brain stimulation improves motor skill learning at older age

Even though we don't think about it, every movement we make in our daily life essentially consists of a sequence of smaller actions in a specific order. The only time we realize this is when we have to learn a new motor skill, ...

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