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Children See Improvement In Language When They Are Physically Fit
2014-06-03 13:56:12

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online Physically fit children are not only healthier, they have faster and more robust neuro-electrical brain responses while reading, according to a new study by researchers from the University of Illinois. The findings were published in the Brain and Cognition journal. Although the research doesn’t prove that higher fitness directly effects the changes in the electrical activity in the brain, it does offer a mechanism to explain why...

2014-06-03 08:31:20

LOS ANGELES, June 03, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc. (NeuroSigma), a California-based life sciences company focused on commercialization of its non-invasive Monarch(TM) eTNS(TM) System for the treatment of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that Ian A. Cook, M.D., has joined NeuroSigma on June 1, 2014 as Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President. Dr. Cook is a physician and bioengineer who has been an innovator in medical therapeutics and...

2014-06-02 23:11:41

Dr. Dave Hagedorn of Evoke Neuroscience to speak at leading conference on future advanced medical technology needs of the Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal agencies within the state NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Evoke Neuroscience, Inc., the human performance engineering company, today announced that Dr. Dave Hagedorn, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Evoke Neuroscience, will speak at the 2014 NC Federal Advanced Technologies Review, which takes place June 5 at...

Turning Memory Off And On In Rats To Aid Alzheimer's Research
2014-06-02 14:18:58

Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Memory is, it could be said, one of the most important keys in the propagation of a species. Without memory, one would be unable to recall fear of a predator or recognize a situation that promises a reward, such as food or an optimal mating situation. There is a flip-side to the coin of memory, too, however. A particularly traumatic experience can too easily be remembered given an environmental catalyst. Losing memory, as is the case...

2014-06-02 12:26:06

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, Wake Up Nashville! takes center stage in Music City to celebrate Nashville's renowned music culture and to spread greater awareness about narcolepsy. This devastating, lifelong sleep disease affects 200,000 Americans and millions worldwide. Host Wake Up Narcolepsy (WUN) (www.wakeupnarcolepsy.org), a nonprofit narcolepsy advocacy foundation, once again brings to the iconic Bridge Building an...

2014-06-01 23:02:06

Partnership With Isnr to Fund Cognitive Training/Neurofeedback Study Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 01, 2014 BrainTrain is pleased to announce that it is offering a $2500 research grant through the ISNR Research Foundation to fund a study comparing the efficacy of cognitive training to that of neurofeedback. ISNR, the International Society for Neurofeedback and Research, is an organization devoted to the promotion of clinical practice, educational applications, and research in applied...

2014-05-30 23:08:39

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Neurostimulation Devices Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020" Market Research report to their Database. View full report With TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/neurostimulation-devices-industry. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The global market for neurostimulation devices is expected to reach USD 8,791.8 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research,...

2014-05-29 23:19:45

Brain Treatment Centers of South Florida displays promising results in helping children and teens affected by ADHD and learning disorders enhance attention spans. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Positive Brain Training (PBT) is form of Neurofeedback developed by Dr. Rex Cannon, Chief Scientific Officer, of BrainTreatment Centers of South Florida. Dr. Cannon’s latest research found children with ADHD demonstrated dramatic improvements in neurocognitive and psychological functioning...

BRAIN Initiative Gains Momentum In Anxiety, Depression Research
2014-05-29 13:24:31

[ Watch the Video: Untangling The Brain Circuits In Mental Illness ] Alan McStravick for redorbit.com - Your Universe online Just over a year ago, the White House announced a new initiative aimed at gaining a broader understanding of how the human brain works. The BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative will present new and novel ways to treat, prevent and cure brain disorders like Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, autism, epilepsy and traumatic brain...

2014-05-28 23:17:36

According to Josh Glawe with Morris Psychological Group, affluenza, a single-minded focus on the pursuit of money, status and material possessions cause real problems and dysfunction in many American families. Teens from wealthy families are more likely to abuse alcohol and drugs than their less affluent peers and they have disturbingly high rates of depression, anxiety, eating disorders, self-injury, cheating and stealing. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Affluenza isn't a joke....


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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