Latest Electroencephalography Stories
George Melendez has been called a medical miracle.
A study, published online in the journal Psychological Science, indicates the brain can understand and process visual input, even when that input isn’t consciously perceived.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
People and rats may think alike when they've made a mistake and are trying to adjust their thinking.
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.