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Latest Electroencephalography Stories

How Sleep Helps Visual Task Learning
2013-11-11 07:31:12

As any indignant teacher would scold, students must be awake to learn. But what science is showing with increasing sophistication is how the brain uses sleep for learning as well.

2013-11-07 14:02:12

A device that could predict when a person with epilepsy might next have a seizure is one step closer to reality thanks to the development of software by researchers in the USA.

2013-11-05 23:01:46

The Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Center at North Shore-LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute is one of the first in the United States and the first in the New York metro area to use a new combination

Automated System Could Monitor Drug-Induced Comas Accurately
2013-11-01 10:32:56

A patient with a traumatic brain injury will sometimes be placed into a medically-induced coma, which allows the brain time to heal and dangerous swelling to subside. Brought about through the use of anesthesia drugs, medically-induced comas can last for days.

Neuroscientists Discover New ‘Mini-neural Computer’ In The Brain
2013-10-31 07:35:43

Dendrites, the branch-like projections of neurons, were once thought to be passive wiring in the brain. But now researchers at UNC have shown that dendrites actively process information, multiplying the brain’s computing power. The finding could help researchers better understand neurological disorders.

Humans And Rodents Process Their Mistakes
2013-10-21 06:55:57

People and rats may think alike when they've made a mistake and are trying to adjust their thinking.

First Steps Toward Mind Reading
2013-10-15 15:39:52

Researchers from Stanford University have used brain monitoring in ‘real-life’ situations to reveal the region of the brain responsible for numerical processing - technology that could eventually lead to mind reading.

2013-10-11 23:00:29

Acoustic Brainwave Activation is a newly updated brainwave entrainment software system that delivers recordings to release the power of their subconscious mind for good.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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