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EEG Helps Researchers Understand Sedation And Consciousness
2013-03-05 19:46:15

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Doctors and surgeons have been using general anesthetic to induce unconsciousness for over one hundred years, but little work has been done to define what unconsciousness actually is. A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences from a group of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers has defined consciousness more thoroughly by using a high quality electroencephalogram (EEG) to identify the brain...

Taking Music Lessons Early In Life Leads To Strong Brain Connections
2013-02-13 13:46:19

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Getting your child involved in a music program from an early age can help them develop stronger connections in their brain, according to a new study. Researchers reported in the Journal of Neuroscience children who start taking music lessons, such as a learning a recorder in kindergarten, before the age of seven have helped create stronger connections within the brain. The new study suggests musical training before this age...

2013-02-07 12:18:46

Older adults put in less effort to read text on tablet computers, but effects not seen in younger adults Reading text on digital devices like tablet computers requires less effort from older adults than reading on paper, according to research published February 6 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Matthias Schlesewsky and colleagues from Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, in collaboration with colleagues from Georg August University Göttingen and the University...

2012-12-22 05:02:17

Organizations benefit children with reading & learning disabilities and wounded warriors Richmond, VA (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 BrainTrain, Inc., is proud to announce that a portion of the proceeds from sales of its award-winning reading product, TNT Reading Tutor, are being donated to Elizabeth Shatner´s All Glory Project, a non-profit organization that promotes, fosters and supports programs using equine and other animal-assisted therapies to help wounded warriors and their...

Quadriplegic Woman Uses Robotic Arm To Eat Chocolate For First Time
2012-12-17 10:55:21

[Watch Video: Woman Uses Mind To Move Robotic Arm] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Reaching for an object, shaking someone´s hand, sending a text message–these are all things that most of us take for granted every day. But for people who are quadriplegic (paralyzed from the neck down), like Jan Scheuermann, tasks such as these are not possible because of paralysis. That is until now. Researchers from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and...

2012-12-12 05:04:57

Human Anatomy & Physiology Course review released for James Ross´s newly released home study course for anatomy and physiology Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 Human Anatomy & Physiology Course has finally been released after much anticipation and is helping hundreds learn everything they need to know about anatomy and physiology in a matter of days using a simple, proven instruction method. Unlike other anatomy and physiology home study courses, the program created by Dr....


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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