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2011-02-28 16:00:02

New York University researchers have isolated neural activity that reflects basic mechanisms used by the brain to combine elementary pieces of language in order to construct complex ideas.

2011-02-08 13:29:14

The human brain operates as a highly interconnected small-world network, not as a collection of discrete regions as previously believed, with important implications for why many of us experience cognitive declines in old age, a new study shows.

2011-01-25 15:25:19

One of the first studies published from the University of Missouri Brain Imaging Center (BIC) gives researchers insight into the brain and memory and may provide researchers clues to treating a variety of debilitating disorders.

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2011-01-19 14:27:27

TAU measures the human mind against the yardstick of a machine.

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2010-12-15 09:20:00

The brains of fighter pilots are significantly different from those of the average individual, claims a new study published Tuesday in the Journal of Neuroscience.

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2010-12-09 07:02:01

Like the mute button on the TV remote control, our brains filter out unwanted noise so we can focus on what we're listening to.

2010-11-17 14:04:13

New human and animal studies released today uncover the extensive brain wiring used in communication and provide new insights into how the brain processes and produces language, accents, and sounds.

2010-11-16 22:14:57

New research indicates that the integration of senses and functions in the brain is common.

2010-11-16 19:12:28

New research is providing a deeper understanding of how individual actions — such as exercising, sensory stimulation, or drinking — influence brain health and outcomes.

2010-11-15 15:02:10

New tools inspired by video games are revealing how the brain senses and responds to its surroundings, finds new human and animal research.


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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