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Kavli Prize winner recognized as pioneer in research in the development and use of brain imaging techniques
Transcranial magnetic stimulation may help treat symptoms of depression in humans by placing a relatively small device on a person's scalp and stimulating brain circuits. However, relatively little is known about how, exactly, this produces these beneficial effects.
Everybody feels pain differently, and brain structure may hold the clue to these differences.
Both Aß and tau pathology appear to be associated with default mode network integrity before clinical onset of Alzheimer disease (AD).
Every 45 seconds, someone suffers a stoke. They not only cause physical impairments, but also brain impairments. In fact, new research has linked post-stroke depression to a functional brain impairment.
Depressed individuals with a tendency to ruminate on negative thoughts, i.e. to repeatedly think about particular negative thoughts or memories, show different patterns of brain network activation compared to healthy individuals.
Advanced meditators appear to be able to switch off areas of the brain associated with daydreaming, autism and schizophrenia, according to this study conducted by Yale researchers.
Experienced meditators seem to be able switch off areas of the brain associated with daydreaming as well as psychiatric disorders such as autism and schizophrenia.
They demonstrate more specifically that when we need to concentrate, this network disrupts the activation of other specialized neurones when it is not deactivated enough.
Higher levels of cell chatter boost amyloid beta in the brain regions that Alzheimerâ€™s hits first, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report.
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