Latest Neuroplasticity Stories

2010-06-08 12:58:33

An innovative use of virtual reality is emerging as a major technique in brain recovery for stroke patients.

2010-06-04 07:00:00

Researchers at the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine have found a way to pharmacologically induce a memory of safety in the brain of rats.

2010-06-03 17:15:40

Finding suggests possibilities for future treatment of anxiety disorders.

2010-05-26 07:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Most young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer break.

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.

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.

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.

2010-02-26 08:00:00

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

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.