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Scientists Probe Source Of A Pulsing Signal In The Sleeping Brain
2013-04-18 13:35:40

Technische Universitaet Muenchen New findings clarify where and how the brain's "slow waves" originate. These rhythmic signal pulses, which sweep through the brain during deep sleep at the rate of about one cycle per second, are assumed to play a role in processes such as consolidation of memory. For the first time, researchers have shown conclusively that slow waves start in the cerebral cortex, the part of the brain responsible for cognitive functions. They also found that such a wave...

2013-04-15 23:04:15

Litchfield Associates announces that a recent sleep study revealed that playing the Scourby Audio Bible at night improves sleep time. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 Sleep Study Overview     While sleeping the brains electrical impulses generates a slow fluctuating rhythm     Listening to sounds synced to brain rhythms aides in sleep time and improves memory functions.     Those sounds may also help in the healing...

Sleep Better And Improve Your Memory With Sound Stimulation
2013-04-12 08:10:02

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study reveals that the slow oscillations in brain activity that occur during slow-wave sleep are critical for retaining memories. Playing sounds synchronized to the rhythm of the slow brain oscillations of sleeping people enhances the oscillations, the researchers found, and boosts memory retention. The study, published in Neuron, demonstrates an easy and noninvasive method of influencing human brain activity to improve sleep...

2013-04-03 23:02:11

According to Dr. Benjamin Gerson, medical director of University Services Sleep Diagnostic & Treatment Centers, the uses for home sleep testing are not just in the clinical setting, but also in identifying fatigued transportation workers as well as improve participants´ results in weight management programs. Dr. Gerson highlighted these points at two speaking engagements last month. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 At two speaking engagements last month, Dr. Benjamin Gerson,...

2013-04-02 10:36:22

EEG could be more widely used to identify treatable causes of common disorders in hospital patients, say researchers in Mayo Clinic Proceedings A retrospective study of patients who had in-hospital electroencephalography (EEG) has established that EEG is a valuable tool that could be deployed more widely to identify treatable causes of impaired consciousness in the hospital setting. The study is published in the April issue of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Altered mental status (AMS) and...


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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