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Latest Human brain Stories

Gateway To Human Memory Pinpointed By Brain Researchers
2014-12-01 03:33:40

Study in humans tracks information flow within the brain using ultra-precise magnetic resonance imaging

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2014-11-28 06:53:25

Dog lovers are often keen to stress that the bond between themselves and their pet is as strong any human relationship, even family ones. Although they may not be able to talk back, a new study has shown that when it comes to hearing what we say to them, dogs are great listeners.

alcoholic brain
2014-11-20 09:36:57

Regularly drinking too much alcohol can cause measurable damage to the brain’s frontal and superior white matter tracts, according to new research appearing in the December 2014 online-only edition of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.

ADHD
2014-09-17 03:00:27

A peek inside the brains of more than 750 children and teens reveals a key difference in brain architecture between those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and those without.

Scientists Find That Targeted Brain Stimulation Aids Stroke Recovery In Mice
2014-08-21 03:19:57

When investigators applied light-driven stimulation to nerve cells in the brains of mice that had suffered strokes several days earlier, the mice showed significantly greater recovery in motor ability than mice that had experienced strokes but whose brains weren't stimulated.

3d brain tissue
2014-08-12 05:03:27

A team of bioengineers from Tufts University in Massachusetts have developed three-dimensional brain-like cortical tissue that is similar in structure and function to tissues found in the brain of a rat which can be kept alive in the laboratory for more than eight weeks.

2014-07-15 23:03:14

A team of researchers at the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University has discovered that hidden differences in the properties of neural circuits can account for whether animals are

brain darpa
2014-07-10 05:23:08

This week DARPA announced they have awarded funding to two more universities to aid them in launching their programs for restoring active memory - which is called 'Restoring Active Memory' (RAM).

2014-04-30 11:45:46

Our brain activity is more similar to that of speakers we are listening to when we can predict what they are going to say.

2014-04-08 12:58:18

A multidisciplinary group of scientists from the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky have identified an interesting connection between the health of the brain tissue that supports cognitive functioning and the presence of dementia in adults with Down syndrome.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.