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2009-11-19 10:50:00

Search engine use is not just part of our daily routines; it is also becoming part of our learning process.

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2009-11-17 09:28:06

The Journal of Neuroscience reports this week that musicians are better than non-musicians at recognizing speech in noisy environments.

2009-10-19 12:39:19

Research presented today at Neuroscience 2009, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) and the world's largest source of emerging news about brain science and health, provides a better understanding of the brain, nervous system, and related disorders.

2009-10-12 15:25:00

Culture is more important than genes to altruistic behavior in large-scale societies.

2009-10-02 15:06:52

The human brain has evolved over millions of years to become a vast network of billions of neurons and synaptic connections. Understanding it is one of humankind’s greatest pursuits.

2009-09-01 07:00:00

Study is one of the first to investigate the effects of practice in the brain using two imaging techniques ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Sept.

2009-08-28 10:09:51

Our vocabulary continues to grow and expand even in adulthood. Just ten years ago, the word 'blog' did not yet exist – and now we no longer remember when we heard this word for the first time or when we learned its meaning.

2009-08-26 13:45:00

Researchers at MIT’s Picower Institute for Learning and Memory have found that rats use a mental instant replay of their actions to help them decide what to do next, shedding new light on how animals and humans learn and remember.

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2009-08-21 13:35:00

Rui Costa, principal investigator of the Champalimaud Neuroscience Program at the Institute Gulbenkian de Ciencia (IGC), in Portugal, is one of only 219 recipients of the prestigious European Research Council Starting grants

2009-08-13 13:24:43

Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have succeeded for the first time in devising a model that describes and identifies a basic cellular mechanism that enables networks of neurons to efficiently decode speech in changing conditions.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.