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tdcs brain stimulation
2015-05-06 10:32:22

A technique called transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has become a popular approach for so-called biohackers and scientists to try and boost a person’s brain power via electric shock. However, a new peer-reviewed study has found this technique could actually produce negative results.

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2015-05-03 10:57:38

Hypnagogia is the twilight zone between being awake and being asleep. Often we cross this border quickly and without fuss, but other times the transition can provide an interesting end to the day… to say the least.

brain memories
2015-04-24 12:09:39

A new study from Vanderbilt University published in The Journal of Biological Chemistry has uncovered part of the mechanism that leads to two neurons connecting to physically form a memory.

2015-04-23 09:49:11

Adults know the value of a good night’s sleep, but getting children to understand the benefits can be a battle. The body repairs and rejuvenates itself during nighttime rest, performing essential maintenance tasks, so any disruption to sleep patterns can cause other problems to develop.

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2015-04-09 10:21:40

Recent advancements in the field of neuroprothetics could make it possible to learn more about how the brain stores and accesses information while also providing new insights into conditions such as epilepsy and Parkinson’s disease, researchers claim in a new study.

2015-04-08 23:03:37

Fatigue-related motor vehicle accidents are avoidable, most common in teens Darien, Ill.

2015-03-24 12:32:07

Anita Bhola, MD, Medical Director of The Sleep Center at Nyack Hospital discusses how parents can help their teens get enough sleep. NYACK, N.Y., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teenagers

2015-03-20 12:27:15

DALLAS, March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Global and Chinese Sleep therapy system Industry, 2009-2019 market research report of 150 pages, published

2015-03-19 12:22:55

June Event to Bring Together Leaders of Industry to Explore Innovative, Scalable Solutions for Plastic SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The

2015-03-10 04:24:03

ROCHESTER, Minn., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pressing snooze more than once to get a couple more minutes of "shut eye" before your day begins? Or you're noticing its becoming


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Electrooculography
2012-12-31 11:47:45

Electrooculography, sometimes shortened to EOG, is the tracing of electricity used for operation of the retina in different phases, specifically the resting potential. The results are recorded on an electrooculogram. These are interpreted for opthalmological diagnosis and in recording eye movements. Eye movement measurements: Usually, pairs of electrodes are placed either above and below the eye or to the left and right of the eye. If the eye is moved from the center position towards one...

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cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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