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 ...

Neuroscience

Discovery sheds light on where visual memories are born

"When a tiger starts to move towards you, you need to know whether it is something you are actually seeing or whether it's just something that you remember or have imagined," says Prof. Julio Martinez-Trujillo of McGill's ...

Neuroscience

Heartbeats link mind and body together

While we're not necessarily aware of our heartbeat, this inner rhythm actually contributes to how we experience the body, and what belongs to it, according to research recently conducted at EPFL. A study to be published in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Hong Kong skyscrapers appear to fall in real-world illusion

No matter how we jump, roll, sit, or lie down, our brain manages to maintain a visual representation of the world that stays upright relative to the pull of gravity. But a new study of rider experiences on the Hong Kong Peak ...

Neuroscience

Human cognition depends upon slow-firing neurons

Good mental health and clear thinking depend upon our ability to store and manipulate thoughts on a sort of "mental sketch pad." In a new study, Yale School of Medicine researchers describe the molecular basis of this ability—the ...

Genetics

Researchers create powerful new method to analyze genetic data

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have developed a powerful visual analytical approach to explore genetic data, enabling scientists to identify novel patterns of information that could be crucial ...

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