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Image 1 - Football Concussions Caused By Series Of Hits
2012-02-04 04:27:23

A two-year study of high school football players suggests that concussions are likely caused by many hits over time and not from a single blow to the head, as commonly believed. Purdue University researchers have studied football players for two seasons at Jefferson High School in Lafayette, Ind., where 21 players completed the study the first season and 24 the second season, including 16 repeating players. Helmet-sensor impact data from each player were compared with brain-imaging...

2012-01-23 13:11:55

An Emory University neuro-imaging study shows that personal values that people refuse to disavow, even when offered cash to do so, are processed differently in the brain than those values that are willingly sold.

2012-01-04 08:53:42

The left brain/right brain dichotomy has been prominent on the pop psychology scene since Nobel Laureate Roger Sperry broached the subject in the 1960s.

2011-12-22 06:50:30

At UCLA's Laboratory of Integrative Neuroimaging Technology, researchers use functional MRI brain scans to observe brain signal changes that take place during mental activity.

2011-12-08 21:46:46

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a severely debilitating illness characterized by sadness and an inability to cope.

2011-12-02 12:49:20

Sustained changes in the region of the brain associated with cognitive function and emotional control were found in young adult men after one week of playing violent video games.

Violent Video Game Alters Cognitive Function In Brain
2011-12-01 05:56:52

According to a new study, violent video game play in young adult men may alter cognitive function and emotional control after a week of game play.

2011-11-28 17:14:48

Over the years pianists develop a particularly acute sense of the temporal correlation between the movements of the piano keys and the sound of the notes played.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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