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2013-06-25 23:01:20

Forbes Consulting Group, the leading market research company that directly accesses and explains consumers’ authentic emotional reactions, today announced that CEO Dr. David Forbes will be presenting a webinar on consumer emotions for the Marketing Research Association. Lexington, MA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 What: CEO Dr. David Forbes of Forbes Consulting Group will present: Getting to the Truth – How Mobile “In the Moment” Research Is Critical to Uncovering Consumer Motivations...

Researchers Don't Ask How You Feel, They Use Brain Activity Instead
2013-06-20 14:48:33

[ Watch the Video: Identifying Emotions Using Brain Activity ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Instead of asking someone how they feel, a group of researchers at Carnegie Mellon has found a way to identify a person's emotion based on brain activity, according to a new report in the journal PLoS ONE. Previous efforts to view emotions through brain imaging have been hampered by study participants' reluctance to report emotion or emotional responses that are not...

2013-06-19 14:33:47

It takes as few as 25 brain cells for a fly to characterize and distinguish among odors Behind the common expression "you can't compare apples to oranges" lies a fundamental question of neuroscience: How does the brain recognize that apples and oranges are different? A group of neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has published new research that provides some answers. In the fruit fly, the ability to distinguish smells lies in a region of the brain called the mushroom...

2013-06-18 23:16:44

Leading Researchers Discuss How and Why We Feel the Ways We Do San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 For anyone who has every wondered why we have emotions and how they function, an enlightening segment entitled “Human Emotions” will be a part of the Being Human 2013 conference taking place on Saturday, September 28, 2013 in San Francisco´s newly restored Nourse Theater. The second annual Being Human event will foster a deeper understanding of what it means to be human....

2013-06-04 23:22:39

Scientists have proven that people use a different part of the brain to learn about social hierarchies than the part normally used for processing other types of information. Ultimate Memory developers incorporated this information into some of the memory-building exercises in the Ultimate Memory 2013 release. New York City, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 One of the most basic of human instincts is survival, and successful survival includes learning who makes up social groups and how best to form...

Protein Modification May Help Control Alzheimer's And Epilepsy
2013-06-03 19:41:06

American Friends of Tel Aviv University In the brain, cell-to-cell communication is dependent on neurotransmitters, chemicals that aid the transfer of information between neurons. Several proteins have the ability to modify the production of these chemicals by either increasing or decreasing their amount, or promoting or preventing their secretion. One example is tomosyn, which hinders the secretion of neurotransmitters in abnormal amounts. Dr. Boaz Barak of Tel Aviv University's Sagol...

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2013-03-05 13:54:00

Formation and Orientation The development of the brain is broken down into stages. The basic evolution begins in the third week of the embryonic process where the neural plate is formed. By week four, the neural plate has developed into the neural tube. The anterior part of the tube, the telencephalon, grows rapidly as it prepares to later give way to the brain. As time goes on, cells begin to classify themselves as either neurons or glial cells, thus determining their functions. Glial...

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