Quantcast
Activity In Dendrites Is Critical In Memory Formation

Activity In Dendrites Is Critical In Memory Formation

Provided by Megan Fellman, Northwestern University Why do we remember some things and not others? In a unique imaging study, two Northwestern University researchers have discovered how neurons in the brain might allow some experiences to be...

Latest neuroscience Stories

2014-10-31 23:12:33

According to an article published Oct. 7 by the Connecticut Mirror, the number of psychiatric visits to the emergency room at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford has reached an all-time high, causing some children to wait days before being seen. The Berkowitz Law Firm LLC, a litigation firm dedicated to protecting the physical and mental health of the public, says something needs to be done to address this issue. Stamford, CT (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 The Connecticut...

2014-10-31 23:04:14

This new program, “Banish Night Terrors” gives parents and caregivers a way of finally ending the screaming, thrashing, and sleep walking associated with night terrors; quickly, easily, and without drugs. The program is designed for the specific needs of children and toddlers, whose parents and caregivers are struggling with night time sleep disruptions. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 This new program, “Banish Night Terrors” gives parents and caregivers a way of finally...

2014-10-31 23:02:09

In an upcoming webinar on November 18, 2014, Dr. Paul G. Swingle will discuss the topic of age related cognitive decline. Health professionals are invited to learn about the use of neurofeedback and how it can be used to address the unique concerns of this client demographic. (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 The Biofeedback Federation of Europe will host an upcoming webinar for health professionals on "Keeping Mentally Sharp While You Age" presented by Vancouver psychologist and author,...

2014-10-31 16:24:33

COMPSYCH CORPORATION'S DR. RICHARD A. CHAIFETZ HONORED FOR PHILANTHROPIC LEADERSHIP CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brain Research Foundation awarded the 2014 Frederic A. Gibbs Discovery Award in Philanthropy to Dr. Richard A. Chaifetz, ComPsych Corporation. Dr. Chaifetz is Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer ComPsych and Founder and Chairman, Chaifetz Group. Dr.Chaifetz was chosen by the Board of Trustees of the Brain Research Foundation to...

2014-10-29 23:16:31

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) selects DRT Strategies as the prime contractor to provide technical, database, and user experience support to the National ALS Registry. The web registry collects and provides information regarding ALS, sometimes called Lou Gehrig’s disease, and facilitates research into the causes of and potential cures for the disease. Arlington, Virginia (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 DRT Strategies, Inc. (DRT) (http://www.drtstrategies.com), a leading...

2014-10-29 08:33:24

Marcus Neuroscience Institute becomes first in Florida with both VISIUS iMRI and iCT for intraoperative imaging without patient transport MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Oct. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - IMRIS Inc. (NASDAQ: IMRS; TSX: IM) ("IMRIS" or the "Company") today announced that Boca Raton Regional Hospital neurosurgeons have completed initial procedures to launch their use of the VISIUS(®) Surgical Theatre with intraoperative MRI (iMRI) within the new Marcus Neuroscience Institute. The iMRI along with...

2014-10-28 23:04:37

Remuda Ranch at The Meadows, a comprehensive treatment center specializing in eating and co-occurring disorders for women and girls, is pleased to announce Jessica Setnick, MS, RD, CEDRD has joined their multi-disciplinary team of treatment professionals as a Senior Fellow. Wickenburg, Arizona (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Remuda Ranch at The Meadows, a comprehensive treatment center specializing in eating and co-occurring disorders for women and girls, is pleased to announce Jessica Setnick,...

2014-10-28 23:02:32

In an effort to help people across the globe fall into a deep sleep naturally, a Texas-based company has developed and released a product that is specifically designed to do exactly that. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 According to statistics, more than 40 million people suffer with chronic sleeping disorders, with more than 70 million people suffering from insomnia and sleep apnea. But thanks to a new product called SleepVibe, there’s now a quick and easy way to get a good...

2014-10-28 23:01:36

State-of-the-art diagnostic system analyzes 18 body calculations to determine right sleep support Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Dallas-based Sleep Experts has introduced an industry-leading technology system called Expert Match, a tool that simplifies the mattress-buying process by narrowing down the options and helping customers find the right mattress that meets their support needs. The system analyzes 18 body-specific measurements in three minutes or less, and provides a...

2014-10-28 12:30:14

EVANSTON, Ill., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging, an award-winning research and education thought leader, announces the introduction of Boost Your Brain & Memory, a multi-faceted brain health program that goes beyond simple brain games. The evidence-based program focuses on a variety of lifestyle factors that impact brain health, and on memory strategies that participants can implement in their daily lives. Boost Your Brain & Memory...


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....

More Articles (3 articles) »
Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.