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Latest Cognitive neuroscience Stories

human brain project
2014-07-08 07:22:31

It has been called the most ambitious neuroscience project ever attempted, but a proposed 10-year, $1.6 billion initiative designed to develop technology capable of simulating a person’s brain is now facing a possible boycott from scientists over concerns the project is too expensive and has too narrow a focus.

2014-07-07 23:06:57

New book takes readers through author’s theory on how brain works.

2014-07-01 11:36:25

Researchers at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) have found evidence that the less older adults sleep, the faster their brains age.

2014-06-27 23:05:37

An eight-essay collection of articles published in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society confirms the validity of the Cognition Battery element of the National Institutes

Hateful People May Excel In The Few Activities They Tend To Perform
2014-06-20 09:22:48

The biggest irony in this hypothesis could play out as an incredible benefit to being a hater. Their general dislike for so many different tasks means their attentional control could be improved doing the few things they actually do enjoy.

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.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).