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Latest Functional magnetic resonance imaging Stories

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.

2011-11-17 06:45:41

Everyone is told to exercise, exercise, exercise - it improves your health. Now, researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center say that it may also have benefits for a serious medical condition.

2011-11-17 03:36:33

John DeLuca, PhD, Vice President for Research at Kessler Foundation presented findings on the use of a behavioral technique for cognitive rehabilitation in people with multiple sclerosis (MS).

2011-11-14 15:22:49

Areas of the brain responsible for pain processing and cognitive performance changed in fibromyalgia patients who exercised following a medication holiday.

2011-11-11 01:38:50

In everyday life, attention and awareness appear tightly interwoven.

Image 1 - So That's What Dreams Are Made Of
2011-10-28 10:54:01

Scientists measure dream content for the first time and find that dreams activate the brain in a similar way to real actions.

2011-10-20 22:40:30

A team of neuroscientists at Dartmouth College has shown that different individuals' brains use the same, common neural code to recognize complex visual images.

2011-10-16 21:40:56

A low level of response (LR) to alcohol is a genetically influenced characteristic, or phenotype, that reflects at least in part a low brain response to alcohol, and carries significant risk for the later development of alcoholism.

2011-10-13 05:31:43

Some people always view everything with the glass half full. Even if you’re a fan of the Browns and they keep losing, you still think that next week will be the week that they’ll turn it all around.

2011-10-07 11:33:39

In the moments before you “stop and smell the roses,” it’s likely your brain is already preparing your sensory system for that familiar floral smell.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.