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lost memories
2015-05-28 13:22:04

Results from a new study indicate that a widely accepted theory of memory may just have to be forgotten.

2015-05-27 08:34:50

VANCOUVER, May 27, 2015 /CNW/ - CQDM, Brain Canada and the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) award close to $8.5M to six (6) multi-disciplinary and multi-provincial research teams across Canada

2015-05-26 23:00:16

Degeneration of the white matter of the brain may be an early marker of specific types of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), including early-onset AD, according to results of a new study published online,

2015-05-26 12:25:50

HELSINKI, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global consumer sleep technology leader, Beddit Ltd.

neural prosthetic
2015-05-25 10:46:57

Erik G. Sorto has become the first person in the world to have a neural prosthetic device implanted in the part of the brain where intentions are made. He has been able to perform handshakes, drink a beverage, and even play “rock, paper, scissors,” using this arm. Awesome!

2015-05-22 12:26:43

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American neuromodulation market report defines and segments the concerned market with analysis and forecast of

2015-05-20 23:06:11

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) involves uncomfortable sensations in the legs at night and an irresistible urge to move them, which can disturb sleep. Boston, MA

oxytocin alcohol
2015-05-20 00:00:00

Getting drunk on love. The neuropeptide hormone oxytocin is often referred to as the “love hormone,” and new research shows that it affects our brain very similarly to alcohol.

2015-05-20 08:33:12

Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT) and Brain Mapping Foundation (BMF) are the leading organizations, which created G20 World Brain Mapping Initiative WASHINGTON, May


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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