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2012-08-30 21:41:21

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is one of the most common brain disorders, with an estimated 35 million people affected worldwide.

2012-08-14 23:03:48

Researchers at the Mayo Clinic say a common condition called leukoaraiosis, made up of tiny areas in the brain that have been deprived of oxygen and appear as bright white dots on MRI scans, is

Monkey Brains And Mind Control
2012-07-29 06:45:39

Researchers have for the first time shown that they can control the behavior of monkeys by using pulses of blue light to very specific brain cells.

2012-07-22 23:00:06

Wearable Brain Monitoring Sensors Enable Significant Advances in Neuroscience. Potomac, MD (PRWEB) July 22, 2012 fNIR Devices announced today that they

2012-06-28 12:58:38

In a genome-wide association (GWA) study, researchers from Boston University Schools of Medicine (BUSM) and Public Health (BUSPH) have identified several genes which influence degeneration of the hippocampus, the part of the brain most associated with Alzheimer disease (AD).

Patience And Self Control Illustrated In Brain Imaging
2012-06-19 09:04:54

Not taking a piece of chocolate cake is easy during the first ten minutes. However, trying to not take a piece of that same cake after 30 minutes is even more difficult.

Psychologists Reveal How Brain Performs 'Motor Chunking' Tasks
2012-06-12 15:29:40

You pick up your cell phone and dial the new number of a friend.

Sleep Deprivation Linked To Food Choices, Elevated Anxiety Levels
2012-06-11 04:22:52

Using MRI scans, researchers have discovered how sleep deprivation can impact the parts of the brain where food-related choices are made, potentially explaining how obesity is linked to a lack of slumber.


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