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Latest Cognitive neuroscience Stories

2014-06-17 12:45:26

Exposure to information that diminishes free will, including brain-based accounts of behavior, seems to decrease people's support for retributive punishment.

2014-06-11 23:11:43

The article published in AIMS Neuroscience explains how cortical microcircuitry is conducive to column formation.

2014-05-23 23:10:03

In CHAMPS Patient Experience's most recent blog post, Takeaways from the Empathy + Innovation Summit, Carol Santalucia shares her thoughts on the topic. Cleveland,

2014-05-22 11:55:11

An unprecedented research conducted by a group of neuroscientists has demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to train brain patterns associated with empathic feelings – more specifically, tenderness.

autism sense of touch
2014-05-22 07:53:46

Our sense of touch can be simply an awareness, such as picking up a spoon, or it can evoke powerful emotions, such as when we receive a gentle caress.

2014-05-20 23:13:39

Licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Joanne J. Wendt has helped hundreds of families and couples communicate effectively in high-intensity situations.

2014-05-18 23:02:59

The Declaration of Consciousness Movement is dedicated to the unity of all people regardless of race, religion, or nationality and plans to spread consciousness into the hearts and minds of everyone.

Brain Wave Study May Yield Improvements In Visual Perception
2014-04-25 13:45:12

By using a unique method to test brain waves, researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and City College of New York have detailed new information on how the mind processes sensory stimuli that may or may not be perceived...

2014-04-24 23:16:08

New Interactive library of resources launches from world-renowned experts in Neuroscience and Education focuses on brain training research to combat ADHD and Autism. New

2014-04-18 14:02:54

Two Simon Fraser University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize doctors’ perception and treatment of attention-deficit disorders.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.