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Insomniacs Have More Active Brains And Greater Neuroplasticity Than Normal Sleepers
2014-03-01 05:04:47

The movement-based part of an insomniac’s brain tends to be more active and demonstrate greater neuroplasticity than the same region in good sleepers, researchers from Johns Hopkins Medical Institution report in the March issue of the journal Sleep.

2014-02-24 08:29:42

Data Published in Stroke Demonstrate Robotic Measurements of Motor Performance Can Be Used to Reduce Time and Cost of Phase III Drug Trials By 70 Percent WATERTOWN, Mass., Feb.

2014-02-19 12:58:27

Watching video of simple tasks before carrying them out may boost the brain's structure, or plasticity, and increase motor skills.

2014-02-18 08:59:46

With a little practice on a computer or iPad—25 minutes a day, 4 days a week, for 2 months—our brains can learn to see better.

Visual System Can Retain Plasticity After Extended Blindness
2014-01-27 12:47:19

Deprivation of vision during critical periods of childhood development has long been thought to result in irreversible vision loss.

2013-12-17 11:00:41

For tens of millions of Americans, there's no such thing as the sound of silence.

2013-12-11 23:28:49

Tired of repeating the same dysfunctional habits, over and over again? In their new book, authors Sue Stebbins and Dr.

Motor Skills Improved After Stroke Using Novel Rehabilitation Device
2013-12-02 09:17:05

Using a novel stroke rehabilitation device that converts an individual's thoughts to electrical impulses to move upper extremities, stroke patients reported improvements in their motor function and ability to perform activities of daily living.

MR Spectroscopy Shows Brain Differences Of Preterm Infants
2013-11-26 09:16:04

Premature birth appears to trigger developmental processes in the white matter of the brain that could put children at higher risk of problems later in life


Word of the Day
scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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