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2010-09-09 01:11:10

Addictive drugs are known to induce changes in the brain's reward circuits that may underlie drug craving and relapse after long periods of abstinence.

2010-09-08 11:32:00

WEST ORANGE, N.J., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Kessler Foundation announced that Jordan Grafman, Ph.D., will join Kessler Foundation Research Center as Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Research Laboratory.

2010-08-25 14:54:23

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a mechanism that plays a critical role in the formation of long-term memory.

2010-08-17 11:28:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain Plasticity Inc.

2010-08-04 15:39:00

OGDEN, Utah, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Brain Technologies today announced results demonstrating that a modified music program followed for ten weeks, improved speech skills in children with Down syndrome.

2010-08-03 13:49:49

Many neuroscientists believe the loss of the brain region known as the amygdala would result in the brain's inability to form new memories with emotional content.

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2010-08-02 11:00:00

For the first time, scientists have shown that selective breeding of domestic dogs is not only dramatically changing the way animals look but is also driving major changes in the canine brain.

2010-07-21 14:06:53

Those ubiquitous wires connecting listeners to you-name-the-sounds from invisible MP3 players -- whether of Bach, Miles Davis or, more likely today, Lady Gaga -- only hint at music's effect on the soul throughout the ages.

2010-07-21 11:51:18

Specialized brain training targeted at the regions of a rat’s brain that process sound reversed many aspects of normal, age-related cognitive decline and improved the health of the brain cells.

2010-07-15 13:28:14

A commercial brain fitness program has been shown to improve memory in older adults, at least in the period soon after training.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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