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oxytocin moms
2015-04-16 09:28:24

Scientists at New York University have taken major steps towards better understanding oxytocin, the hormone that is responsible for social impulses in the brain.

2015-04-15 12:32:43

Interactive HungerU exhibit visits Harvard University April 24 CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Harvard University students, faculty, staff and members of

2015-04-15 12:31:28

Research could lead to advanced treatments for social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and other brain behavioral issues NEW YORK, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

2015-04-15 08:31:38

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida Atlantic University, one of Florida's leading public research universities, and the internationally renowned Nansen Neuroscience

2015-04-15 08:31:06

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX), a biopharmaceutical

2015-04-10 08:23:52

Acapela Group is Proud to Be Part of the Documentary Film About Patrick aka DJ TransFatty Living with ALS and Helping Him Communicate Daily NEW YORK, April 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-09 12:35:19

The Royal receives $1M from Mach-Gaensslen Foundation of Canada to establish The Royal-Mach-Gaensslen Prize for Mental Health Research OTTAWA, April 9, 2015 /CNW/ - The Royal has received

brain
2015-04-09 10:21:40

Recent advancements in the field of neuroprothetics could make it possible to learn more about how the brain stores and accesses information while also providing new insights into conditions such as epilepsy and Parkinson’s disease, researchers claim in a new study.

2015-04-08 23:03:11

NeuroFreeze enables neuroscientists to freeze primary neurons and retain up to 90% viability upon thawing. Zurich, Switzerland (PRWEB) April 08, 2015


Latest neuroscience Reference Libraries

Ethology
2013-09-30 13:43:45

Ethology, a sub-topic of zoology, is the study of animal behavior that focuses on behavior in natural settings, as opposed to behaviourism, which focuses on the behavior of animals in laboratory settings. The term “ethology” is based off the Greek word ethos, which means character. It was first made popular in 1902 by William Morton Wheeler, an American myrmecologist, but the term was actually suggested by John Stuart Mill in 1843 for use in associationistic psychology. Ethology can also...

Electrooculography
2012-12-31 11:47:45

Electrooculography, sometimes shortened to EOG, is the tracing of electricity used for operation of the retina in different phases, specifically the resting potential. The results are recorded on an electrooculogram. These are interpreted for opthalmological diagnosis and in recording eye movements. Eye movement measurements: Usually, pairs of electrodes are placed either above and below the eye or to the left and right of the eye. If the eye is moved from the center position towards one...

Genes, Brain and Behavior
2012-04-29 19:42:56

Genes, Brain and Behavior (G2B) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 2002. It is published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the International Behavioral and Neural Genetics Society. It was published on a quarterly basis during its first year in publication. In 2003, the journal switched to bimonthly publications, and then in 2006 it switched to an 8-issue-per-year schedule. Content from G2B is available online from the Wiley Online Library or, from EBSCOhost after 12 months....

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Word of the Day
polyphagia
  • An excessive appetite for food.
  • The eating of many different types of food.
The word 'polyphagia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'many' and 'to feed on'.