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How Brain Makes Toss Up Decisions
2013-12-06 13:48:39

A new field of study called neuroeconomics combines neuroscience and economics to try and understand how the brain makes toss-up decisions.

2013-12-05 23:00:48

Connecticut is the 4th wealthiest state in the U.S., yet eliminating hunger remains a significant challenge. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Today,

Anxiety And Social Phobias Made Worse By Missing 'Brake' In The Brain
2013-12-05 05:20:13

A team led by researchers from the Medical University of Vienna has discovered one possible source of anxiety disorders and severe phobias – a missing inhibitory connection or “brake” in the brain.

Smell Processes In Our Brain Better Understood Through Locust Study
2013-11-26 09:53:56

Environmental stimuli often trigger our sense of smell before we exhibit any other response. Smells trigger neurons in our brains that alert us to take action, but there is often more than one odor in our environments at any given time.

Navigation Abilities Brain Structure
2013-11-26 09:12:28

People who instantly know their way around after having traveled to a particular destination at least once have structurally different brains than those who require a map or GPS to navigate from place to place.

2013-11-21 12:32:51

A team of researchers at Inserm led by Cyril Herry (Inserm Unit 862, “Neurocentre Magendie,” Bordeaux) has just shown that interneurons located in the forebrain at the level of the prefrontal cortex are heavily involved in the control of fear responses.

Science Could Determine If Bad Kids Will Become Adult Criminals
2013-11-05 10:24:39

Researchers from the University of Michigan say they have developed a new, high-tech way to pinpoint trouble-making children, a method that could also tell if such children will become criminals as adults or grow out of it.


Latest Limbic system Reference Libraries

Brain
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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Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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