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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

Navigation Abilities Brain Structure
2013-11-26 09:12:28

People who instantly know their way around after having traveled to a particular destination at least once have structurally different brains than those who require a map or GPS to navigate from place to place.

2013-11-25 23:00:09

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, according to a study being presented

pregnant exercise boosts baby brain
2013-11-11 15:01:00

A new study has found regular physical exercise during pregnancy can actually boost the brain development of a newborn child.

Monkey Minds Can Move Virtual Arms
2013-11-09 06:17:30

The Nicolelis laboratory at Duke University has some fascinating news this week of how rhesus monkeys can use their minds to move the arms of a virtual monkey on a screen.

2013-11-03 23:01:00

Mark Beselt at the Improve Memory Skills website discussed with the 7 Speed Reading™ editor the centrality of memory and the best approaches to maintaining or improving memory skills.

Scientist Describes New Theory Of Synapse Formation In The Brain
2013-10-11 11:57:41

Jülich neuroinformatician Dr. Markus Butz has now been able to ascribe the formation of new neural networks in the visual cortex to a simple homeostatic rule that is also the basis of many other self-regulating processes in nature.


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immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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