Quantcast
Last updated on April 16, 2014 at 17:34 EDT

Latest neuroscience Stories

2014-03-06 13:11:49

Just like adults, children as young as 3 tend to judge an individual’s character traits, such as trustworthiness and competence, simply by looking at the person’s face, new research shows. And they show remarkable consensus in the judgments they make, the findings suggest. The research, led by psychological scientist Emily Cogsdill of Harvard University, shows that the predisposition to judge others based on physical features starts early in childhood and does not require years of...

Study Finds Frequent Facebook Use Linked To Eating Disorder Risk
2014-03-06 13:17:03

Jill Elish, Florida State University Frequent Facebook users might be sharing more than party pictures, vacation videos and shameless selfies — they also share a greater risk of eating disorders, according to a new study led by Florida State University researchers. Psychology Professor Pamela K. Keel studied 960 college women and found that more time on Facebook was associated with higher levels of disordered eating. Women who placed greater importance on receiving comments and...

2014-03-05 23:29:44

Stop waiting to get a great night sleep and see what you’ve been missing. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 SleepDrops International Limited, a health and supplement company based in New Zealand, is pleased to announce that the company’s signature anti-insomnia products will now be available to consumers on Amazon.com, the largest worldwide online retailer. “It’s a fantastic opportunity for our US customers to be able to purchase the SleepDrops range on Amazon.com. If they...

2014-03-05 12:27:30

NORFOLK, Va., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rolling our clocks forward for daylight saving time on March 9 means more time in the sunshine in the coming months. Losing a little sleep may not seem important--but for the nearly 70 million Americans who routinely experience ongoing sleep problems, they can encounter more serious health complications down the line. As March 2-9 is National Sleep Awareness Week 2014, ValueOptions(®), Inc., a health improvement company specializing in...

Brain Activity During Slow-Wave-Sleep Differs Between Mammals And Birds
2014-03-05 10:40:23

Max Planck Institute When we drift into deep slow-wave sleep (SWS), waves of neuronal activity wash across our neocortex. Birds also engage in SWS, but they lack this particular brain structure. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen, Germany together with colleagues from the Netherlands and Australia have gained deeper insight into the sleeping avian brain. They found complex 3D plumes of brain activity propagating through the brain that clearly differed...

2014-03-05 08:28:54

SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain Resource (BRRZY: OTC US, BRC: ASX) announced today that its MyBrainSolutions is the first mental health resource to be available through Welltok's CafeWell Connect program. The MyBrainSolutions content, including assessment, guided exercises and videos, may now be integrated into the CafeWell Health Optimization Platform, which guides and incentivizes consumers to achieve optimal health. "Optimizing an individual's health includes...

2014-03-05 08:26:39

New research challenges the traditional view of sleep paralysis NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleep paralysis is a terrifying experience which causes people to become temporarily unable to move while falling asleep or waking and is accompanied by the sense of something evil in the room. Scientists have a number of, as yet, unproven theories about the origin of the hallucinations that accompany sleep paralysis, but do not know the exact cause of them and have...

2014-03-04 23:27:47

Sleep Tracks made by Yan Muckle is the latest program for people who want to learn how to reboot their brain for sound sleep. A full review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if Sleep Tracks is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Sleep Tracks is the latest program for people who want to reboot their brain for sound sleep. This program provides them with simple and easy exercises, safe and natural remedies, and step-by-step instructions to help them get rid of conditions such as...

2014-03-04 23:00:18

New research shows that ultra-high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides detailed views of a brain area implicated in Parkinson’s disease, possibly leading to earlier detection of a condition that affects millions worldwide. The results of this research are published online, March 5, in the journal Radiology. OAK BROOK, Ill. (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 New research shows that ultra-high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) provides detailed views of a brain area implicated in...

2014-03-04 16:24:41

FLEMINGTON, N.J., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HCD Research is unveiling a new application of its trusted integrated communications research, designed specifically for early-stage creative and message testing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20071204/NYTU133LOGO The HCD Research approach integrates the most highly sensitive psychophysiological tools with eye-tracking and in-depth qualitative and quantitative research. The result is a complete view of the conscious and...


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) »