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Research Into Desert Locusts Discovers How Your Environment Shapes Your Thinking
2013-11-21 13:12:19

A team of scientists has shown how the environment shapes learning and memory by training locusts like Pavlov's dog to associate different smells with reward or punishment.

Brain's Visual Cortex Activates For Reward Even When Stimulus Is Removed
2013-03-22 12:15:13

An international collaborative study, conducted by researchers at both KU Leuven and the Harvard Medical School, has attempted to recreate Ivan Pavlov’s famous experiment, but with a twist.

Conditional Training Makes Honeybees Stick Out Their Tongues
2012-12-13 11:44:08

Scientists use conditional training to get honeybees to follow simple commands, such as sticking their tongues out when their antennae touch objects.

2010-09-08 14:31:12

Millions of Americans suffer from severe addictions that can ruin lives and are extremely difficult to control.

2009-06-17 12:14:14

Bacteria can anticipate a future event and prepare for it, according to new research at the Weizmann Institute of Science.

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2008-12-26 09:10:00

Thanks to new imaging technology, scientists are able to see neurons that are critical to how people and animals learn from experience.

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2005-07-29 11:06:39

Overcoming fear of members of another race may not be as easy as some might hope, a new study suggests.


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'.