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2014-11-20 23:01:09

Harbor Village Florida comments on new study which shows that brain activity is greatly affected by alcoholism. USA (PRWEB) November 20, 2014 Georgetown

Study Looks At Association Between Childhood Maltreatment And Volume Of Cerebral Grey Matter
2014-06-19 03:11:11

An international study has analysed the association between childhood maltreatment and the volume of cerebral grey matter, responsible for processing information. The results revealed a significant deficit in various late developing regions of the brain after abuse.

2014-04-08 09:56:00

New research reveals that brain damage affecting the insula – an area with a key role in emotions – disrupts errors of thinking linked to gambling addiction.

Deep Brain Region Controls How Quickly We Make Decisions About Love
2014-02-14 12:47:19

A new study has found that a region found deep within the brain is able to control how quickly people make decisions about love. The research is the first to provide causal clinical evidence that an area of the brain known as the anterior insula plays an instrumental role in love.

Males Differ From Females In Specific Brain Structures
2014-02-12 13:09:03

Reviewing over 20 years of neuroscience research into sex differences in brain structure, a Cambridge University team has conducted the first meta-analysis of the evidence, published this week in the prestigious journal Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews.

Brain Similarities In Humans And Monkeys
2014-01-29 04:46:02

A new study suggests a surprising degree of similarity in the organization of brain regions that control language and complex thought processes in humans and monkeys, as well as key differences.

2013-11-04 15:31:05

Non-motor symptoms, including abnormalities in cognition, mental behaviors, autonomic nerves and sensory perception, have the greatest effect on the quality of in Parkinson's disease patient life.

Erogenous Zones Myths And Facts
2013-09-10 09:37:03

Erogenous zones, or those areas of the body which arouse a person sexually, have long been puzzling to neuroscientists and other researchers.

Schizophrenia Genetic Origins
2013-08-26 14:28:00

In a breakthrough study, an international team of researchers has identified 22 locations in the human genome that are involved in the development of the schizophrenia, including 13 that have been named for the very the first time.

2013-07-23 10:49:27

A research team led by scientists from the Ernest Gallo Clinic and Research Center at the University of California, San Francisco has identified circuitry in the brain that drives compulsive drinking in rats, and likely plays a similar role in humans.


Word of the Day
inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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