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Latest Functional magnetic resonance imaging Stories

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.

2011-11-21 11:17:55

The structure of the corpus callosum, a thick band of nerve fibres that connects the two halves of the brain with each other and in this way enables the rapid exchange of information between the left and right hemispheres, plays an important role in the regaining of motor skills following a stroke.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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