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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

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.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • 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.