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2013-09-24 10:43:50

Our brains give us the remarkable ability to make sense of situations we've never encountered before—a familiar person in an unfamiliar place, for example, or a coworker in a different job role—but the mechanism our brains use to accomplish this has been a longstanding mystery of neuroscience.

2013-09-23 10:19:27

People can be easily tricked into believing an artificial finger is their own.

Neurofeedback Can Enhance The Brain's Signal-to-noise Ratio
2013-09-23 04:58:51

Recent advances in neurofeedback techniques have made it possible to remaster the signal-to-noise ratio of the brain activity underlying our thoughts.

2013-09-19 13:18:10

Researchers from the University of Montreal and their colleagues have found brain activity beyond a flat line EEG, which they have called Nu-complexes (from the Greek letter Νν).

Bird Brain Map Gets Major Revisions
2013-09-18 08:24:14

A ten-year project has led to major revisions in our understanding of the bird brain, concluding that it is much more similar to mammalian brains than previously thought.

Where Imagination Lives In The Brain
2013-09-17 04:41:12

While both philosophers and scientists have searched for ages for the biological source of the human imagination, the authors of a paper appearing in this week’s edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences report that they have located it in the human brain.

Brain Controls Volume Of Voices In Your Head
2013-09-04 10:24:06

According to a new study, researchers have mapped the complex brain interactions responsibility for the ability to hold a conversation or play a musical instrument.

Tools And Language Originate In Same Brain Region
2013-09-03 12:50:37

Scientists say that language and tool-making abilities appear to have evolved at the same time in humans and to originate in the same brain region.

Scientists Grow Mini Brain In Lab
2013-08-29 10:58:22

In the ongoing quest to better understand the human brain, Austrian scientists have been growing their own mini brains.


Word of the Day
definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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