Latest Neurophysiology Stories
Children and adolescents with autism have a surplus of synapses in the brain, and this excess is due to a slowdown in a normal brain “pruning” process during development, according to a study by neuroscientists at Columbia University Medical Center.
In a new study researchers show that they could make faint sensations more vivid by triggering a brain rhythm that appears to shift sensory attention. The study in mice, reported in Nature Neuroscience, provides the first direct evidence that the brain’s “gamma” rhythms have a causal role in processing the sense of touch.
Transparency Market Research has announced the addition of the "EEG/EMG Equipment Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their
When investigators applied light-driven stimulation to nerve cells in the brains of mice that had suffered strokes several days earlier, the mice showed significantly greater recovery in motor ability than mice that had experienced strokes but whose brains weren't stimulated.
Atlanta School of Sleep Medicine and Nierman Practice Management team up to provide a unique education program for dentists wanting to set their dental sleep medicine practices apart.
HELSINKI, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexstim (the "Company"), the world leader in Navigated Brain Stimulation, announces the appointment of Mikko Karvinen as its new
Astronauts tend to suffer from a significant amount of sleep deficiency in the weeks leading up to liftoff and throughout the duration of their missions, according to a new report published in Friday’s edition of The Lancet Neurology.
Frogs, dogs, whales, snails can all do it, but humans and primates can't.
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Solutions, Inc. (OTC - VOIS), has reached significant milestones in the development of the Company's micro EEG Headset.
Researchers who studied 100 twin pairs have identified a gene mutation that may allow the carrier to function normally on less than six hours of sleep per night.
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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