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2012-02-07 23:10:24

Innovative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques that can measure changes in the microstructure of the white matter likely to affect brain function and the ability of different regions of the brain to communicate are presented in an article in the groundbreaking new neuroscience journal Brain Connectivity, a bimonthly peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc..

2012-02-02 07:44:24

Over the first few years of life, human cognition continues to develop, soaking up information and experiences from the environment and far surpassing the abilities of even our nearest primate relatives.

Image 1 - Device Could One Day Read Your Mind By Decoding Brain Waves
2012-02-01 09:42:19

Have you ever imagined taking on the role of Spock in the popular Star Trek shows and films, using your mind melding abilities to read the thoughts of others. Well that could one day become a reality, in a roundabout way.

2012-01-16 10:51:22

A new technology developed by neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) transforms the way highly detailed anatomical images can be made of whole brains.

Scientists Find How Our Brains Recognize Faces
2012-01-10 12:43:24

A new study by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) shines new light on how the human brain can recognize faces, as well as how it can discern actual faces from face-like images or objects.

2012-01-06 15:17:48

There's a 3-D world in our brains.

2012-01-03 22:05:58

Imagine listening to music while carrying on a conversation with friends.

2011-12-21 12:56:53

An essential question confronting neuroscientists and computer vision researchers alike is how objects can be identified by simply "looking" at an image.

2011-12-12 22:07:09

Smithsonian researchers report that the brains of tiny spiders are so large that they fill their body cavities and overflow into their legs.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.