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Latest Neurophysiology Stories

2013-08-14 09:27:23

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have uncovered a protein switch that can either increase or decrease memory-building activity in brain cells, depending on the signals it detects.

2013-08-12 14:12:37

A team of neuroscientists has identified a modification to a protein in laboratory mice linked to conditions associated with Alzheimer's Disease.

2013-08-02 12:35:59

A boost in the speed of brain scans is unveiling new insights into how brain regions work with each other in cooperative groups called networks.

Baby Owls Seen Sleeping Like Baby Humans
2013-08-02 08:24:01

Baby birds have sleep patterns similar to baby mammals, and their sleep changes in the same way when growing up.

After Stroke, Magnetic Brain Stimulation Helps With Speech Therapy
2013-07-29 05:23:15

Stroke patients who have parts of their brain stimulated with a magnetic coil prior to taking part in speech and language therapy made three times as much progress than those who did not undergo the procedure.

2013-07-19 16:07:01

Researchers of the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering of ETH Zurich were able to measure the speed of neuronal signal conduction along segments of single axons in neuronal cultures by using a high-resolution electrical method.

2013-07-11 14:27:56

Deep brain stimulation therapy blocks or modulates electrical signals in the brain to improve symptoms in patients suffering from movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, essential tremor and dystonia, but a new study suggests that several factors may cause electrical current to vary over time.


Latest Neurophysiology Reference Libraries

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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