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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.

2010-11-10 17:17:51

A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota's College of Liberal Arts and College of Science and Engineering have found that an early part of the brain's visual system rewires itself when people are trained to perceive patterns, and have shown for the first time that this neural learning appears to be independent of higher order conscious visual processing.

2010-08-05 16:25:18

Various aspects of our environment—including political systems, economic systems, and even climate and geography—can affect our thinking and behavior, a field of study known as socioecological psychology.

2010-07-19 14:19:00

New Report Says Current Food Supply Must Drastically Increase in the Coming Decades CHICAGO, July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's food system provides food for nearly seven billion people each day.

2010-06-18 08:10:37

Sense of direction is represented in the brains of newborn rats before they have explored their environment, according to new research by scientists at UCL.

2010-05-20 08:00:00

CARDIFF, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jedi Mind, Inc. (http://www.jedimindinc.com/) (Pink Sheets: JEDM) announced today that Dr. Gordon Chiu announced new members to the Company's Advisory board for Medicine and Technology. Jedi Mind, Inc.

2010-03-11 08:54:48

In one of the first such studies involving human patients with schizophrenia, researchers at UC Davis have provided evidence that deficits in a brain chemical may be responsible for some of the debilitating cognitive deficits — poor attention, memory and problem-solving abilities — that accompany the delusions and hallucinations that are the hallmarks of the disorder.

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