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Science Of Neuromarketing Helping Advertisers Get In Consumers’ Heads
2013-04-14 08:10:31

Science is increasingly becoming an important tool in determining exactly what kinds of marketing campaigns and products appeal to a potential consumer.

Brain Imaging May Provide First Objective Measure Of Pain
2013-04-11 12:28:13

According to a new report, a group of researchers has set out to find an objective measurement of pain by looking at the brain reacts to it.

Brain's Visual Cortex Activates For Reward Even When Stimulus Is Removed
2013-03-22 12:15:13

An international collaborative study, conducted by researchers at both KU Leuven and the Harvard Medical School, has attempted to recreate Ivan Pavlov’s famous experiment, but with a twist.

Brain Creates Personality Models To Predict Behavior
2013-03-06 06:11:02

An international team of researchers led by Cornell University reveals that it is possible to tell who a person is thinking about by analyzing images of his or her brain.

Hands Free Does Not Mean Brain Free
2013-03-01 05:11:20

Making a left-hand turn at a busy intersection while talking on a hands-free cellphone could be the “most dangerous” thing we do on the road due to the high level of brain activation involved, according to a new Canadian study.

Evolution Gave Humans Unique Brain Structures Over Primates
2013-02-24 06:04:08

Researchers have discovered a pair of functional networks in the human cerebral cortex that are not present in the brains of rhesus monkeys, leading them to theorize that the networks were added during the evolution from ancient primates to the modern day homo sapiens.

2013-02-20 23:03:18

Awake craniotomy – a procedure in which the patient remains awake during brain tumor surgery in order to determine if the operation will touch on any areas that affect such abilities as speech,

2013-02-19 10:07:52

A new study by Columbia Engineering researchers finds that the infant brain does not control its blood flow in the same way as the adult brain.

fMRI Used To Unravel The Brain's Vision Secrets
2013-02-04 04:59:42

The areas of the human brain responsible for our perception of shape and orientation have been discovered by researchers from a pair of UK-based universities – a discovery which they call an important advance in the understanding of how our minds process visual information.

The Impact Of fMRI Over The Past 20 Years
2013-01-17 06:07:29

A new study published in the January edition of the Perspectives of Psychological Science reveals the impact of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) over the last 20 years, and argues that there are some issues that remain unclear.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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