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2010-04-15 07:30:00

A cat can recognize a face faster and more efficiently than a supercomputer.

2010-03-26 06:47:18

UCSF scientists report that they were able to prompt a new period of “plasticity,” or capacity for change, in the neural circuitry of the visual cortex of juvenile mice.

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2010-03-15 12:45:00

TAU researcher uses magic tricks to treat children with locomotor disabilities.

2010-03-10 12:50:02

Scientists have gained new insight into why a relatively short-term hearing deprivation during childhood may lead to persistent hearing deficits, long after hearing is restored to normal.

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2010-03-08 08:41:49

Doctors treat millions of children with Ritalin every year to improve their ability to focus on tasks, but scientists now report that Ritalin also directly enhances the speed of learning.

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2010-02-26 08:00:00

Virtual reality game technology using Wiiâ„¢ may help recovering stroke patients improve their motor function.

2010-02-22 15:57:19

TAU finds new synthetic supplement improves memory and staves off age-related memory loss

2010-02-21 10:55:42

Marcos Frank, PhD, associate professor of Neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, will present information on early brain development and the importance of sleep during early life when the brain is rapidly maturing and highly changeable.

2010-02-17 14:26:56

Duke University Medical Center scientists crowded around a laser-powered microscope in a darkened room to peer into the brain of an anesthetized juvenile songbird right after he heard an adult tutors' song for the first time.

2010-02-11 11:31:05

New research provides insight into why fragile X syndrome, the most common known cause of autism and mental retardation, is associated with an extreme hypersensitivity to sounds, touch, smells, and visual stimuli that causes sensory overload and results in social withdrawal, hyperarousal, and anxiety.


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