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Morphed Images Of Hollywood Celebrities Reveal How Neurons Make Up Your Mind

Rodrigo Quian Quiroga, University of Leicester Study reveals individual neurons in the human brain are triggered by the subject's conscious perception, rather than by the visual stimulus An international team of scientists, involving...

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2014-09-30 23:13:38

Evidence Based Rehab Techniques for Parkinsons, Multiple Sclerosis and Peripheral Neuropathy is a new OT PT Continuing Education courses designed to deliver new rehab information on the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis and Peripheral Neuropathy. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Neuromuscular and central nervous system diseases affect millions of people throughout the United States and worldwide. It is estimated that 50,000-60,000 new cases of Parkinson’s Disease are diagnosed each...

2014-09-30 23:11:59

Sports Psychologist, Dr. Lindsay Thornton, will share her expertise in the field of peak performance training with an international audience at the upcoming BFE Annual Meeting in Rome, Italy. She will discuss the integration of psychophysiological assessment and training at elite and Olympic levels. London, England (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Biofeedback Federation of Europe is pleased to announce that Sport Psychologist, Dr. Lindsay Thornton, will be presenting a workshop on the use...

2014-09-30 23:09:29

In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab can make a big difference in whether or not the process is successful, is focusing on 5 reasons why relapse shouldn’t stand in the way of a successful, lasting recovery. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 In its latest blog post, Best Drug Rehabilitation, which offers treatment programs and believes that having family close by during a stay in rehab...

2014-09-30 23:04:24

Awards announced today at NIH to advance knowledge of the structure and function of the brain Sacramento, Calif. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Two UC Davis research teams developing transformational technologies to understand the dynamics of the neural circuitry underlying behavior and cognition have received awards from the federal Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, a presidential grand challenge enterprise. The awards were announced at a news...

2014-09-30 16:28:16

WASHINGTON, Sept 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inscopix, Inc. ("Inscopix") today announced the doubling of its DECODE (Deciphering Circuit Basis of Disease) Grant Program commitment to $2 Million at the White House BRAIN Initiative Conference. Inscopix launched the DECODE Grant Program in response to President Obama's "All Hands on Deck" call to action for the BRAIN Initiative, this past summer. By doubling the size of DECODE, Inscopix will now support up to ten laboratories selected...

2014-09-30 16:28:02

Congressman Fattah attended today's BRAIN Initiative Conference at the White House; Federal Agencies and private companies will commit more than $300 million in funding to support national neuroscience efforts WASHINGTON, Sept. 30 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a Senior Member on the House Appropriations Committee and architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, is attending the BRAIN Initiative Conference today at the White House where NIH is...

2014-09-30 08:33:50

LifeTrak line of 24-hour fitness trackers expands with the launch of new LifeTrak BRITE R450 - one, holistic wearable for everyday life FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Salutron, Inc., the foremost leader in heart-rate monitoring and precise biosensing wearables, today introduced a new line of "life trackers" to its portfolio, beginning with the launch of the new BRITE R450. These new wearables take a holistic approach by integrating multiple aspects of health and fitness into...

2014-09-29 23:13:44

Nashville Lifestyles Dot Com votes Dr. Joseph M. Sharpe the Best Psychiatrist in Nashville in 2014. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 When asked to make a comment about this most recent honor, Dr. Joseph Sharpe said he felt beyond blessed to be selected as the "Best In Psychiatry In Nashville" in 2014 by Nashville Lifestyles Magazine. Dr. Sharpe's main focus is to put the patient first, treating each as a person and not a unit of healthcare; as he puts it, “I...

2014-09-29 16:25:38

AMBLER, Pa., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moberg (www.moberg.com) has received CE Mark approval for the CNS Monitor, a medical device used for advanced monitoring of neurological intensive care patients. The CE Mark certifies that a product has met European Union requirements for commercial marketing in Europe. The CNS Monitor captures and analyzes multiple physiologic parameters including electroencephalography (EEG, or brain waves) to support neurological patient care. The...

2014-09-29 12:29:25

The foundation gift will enhance two vital life-saving services for the city, state and region. ATLANTA, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Marcus Foundation has awarded Grady Health System $30 million to help fund the expansion of the Grady Emergency Department and The Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center. $20 million will go towards the construction of Grady's new $76 million Emergency Center. $10 million will be used to renovate existing hospital space to establish a...


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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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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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