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Latest Neuroplasticity Stories

2011-12-07 22:43:01

Neuroimaging has provided fascinating insight into the dynamic nature of human brain maturation.

2011-12-07 22:15:33

Drugs that affect the levels of an important brain protein involved in learning and memory reverse cellular changes in the brain seen during aging.

2011-11-17 03:38:45

Like a gardener who stakes some plants and weeds out others, the brain is constantly building networks of synapses, while pruning out redundant or unneeded synapses.

2011-11-04 12:55:20

The cerebellum is far more intensively involved in helping us navigate than previously thought.

2011-09-28 10:35:45

Researchers working with adult mice have discovered that learning and memory were profoundly affected when they altered the amounts of a certain protein in specific parts of the mammals' brains.

2011-07-28 00:01:00

Mind-machine interface could lead to life-changing technologies for millions of people College Park, MD (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 “Brain cap” technology being developed at the University of Maryland allows users to turn their thoughts into motion.

2011-07-20 17:01:08

Dr. Ed Ruthazer is a mapmaker but, his landscape is the developing brain - specifically the neuronal circuitry, which is the network of connections between nerve cells.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.