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2014-05-16 23:10:46

New research to expand on recent science that found path to Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia may be slowed by increased physical activity (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 The Brain Research Foundation today announced that it has launched a major research initiative to support and fund new science that explores the relationship between cognitive decline and exercise. The initiative will include a multi-year research effort that will expand as science and funding dictate. In addition, an education...

Neural Networks Imitate Intelligence Of Biological Brains
2014-05-16 03:16:13

National Science Foundation For every thought or behavior, the brain erupts in a riot of activity, as thousands of cells communicate via electrical and chemical signals. Each nerve cell influences others within an intricate, interconnected neural network. And connections between brain cells change over time in response to our environment. Despite supercomputer advances, the human brain remains the most flexible, efficient information processing device in the world. Its exceptional...

2014-05-15 08:41:32

SAN DIEGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mind Solutions, Inc. (OTC: VOIS), is pleased to announce that Joe Abrams, the Co-Founder of Intermix and Software Toolworks, has been appointed to The Company's Board of Advisors. The team will work together to complete the Company's proprietary EEG headset and associated thought-controlled software applications, with plans to leverage the partnerships available for world-wide distribution and marketing by much larger companies affiliated with...

2014-05-15 08:30:54

CHICAGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brain Research Foundation (BRF) today announced that it will provide a major grant that will further research funded by the National Institute of Aging (NIA) which evaluated whether structured exercise slows the progression of Alzheimer's disease. BRF funding will expand that study to evaluate whether the "dose" of physical activity predicts the magnitude of response. "The early studies across the neuroscience community do indicate a linkage...

2014-05-14 08:37:29

The renowned science foundation advances AI in the capital of Ethiopia. NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to Sub-Saharan Africa, the media always focuses on war, famine and disease. Little is known about the innovation and positive attributes stemming from the region. One such attribute, is the growth of computer science and artificial intelligence. Indeed, the field of AI has skyrocketed in developing nations with the advent of the home computer, but has recently...

2014-05-12 23:02:15

First Ever Nursing Clinical Guidelines for Brain Tumor Patients Released from the ABTA and AANN Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 To meet the unique needs of brain tumor patients, the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) and the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses (AANN) announce the availability of the first ever clinical practice guidelines (CPG) for the treatment of adults with brain tumors. The Care of the Adult Patient with a Brain Tumor Clinical Practice Guideline was...

2014-05-08 23:14:06

The renowned NYC-based psychotherapist shares her insights and practical recommendations in anticipation of Mother’s Day 2014. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Edy Nathan, MA, LCSW, today released her 5 Do’s and Don’ts for reigniting the mother-daughter relationship. With Mother’s Day 2014 just on the horizon, the esteemed therapist and grief expert has curated an actionable list of tips for mothers and daughters alike. The mother-daughter relationship is multidimensional, and...

2014-05-08 12:29:55

Ranking Member Fattah directs increased funding levels to science, space, and manufacturing priorities in FY 15 bill WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Neuroscience funding was one of several key priorities championed by Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) that received a boost in today's full Appropriations Committee markup of the FY 15 Commerce, Justice, and Science (CJS) Appropriations Act. As Ranking Member of the CJS Subcommittee, Fattah helped steer more $51.2 billion in net...

2014-05-08 12:29:19

Papa John's Founder, Chairman and CEO John Schnatter Agrees to Serve as National Walk Ambassador WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Papa John's International, based in Louisville, Kentucky, is helping The ALS Association raise awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and boost participation the Walk to Defeat ALS®, which brings hope to those living with ALS and is an opportunity for individuals with the disease and their families and friends to spend a day...

2014-05-07 23:02:59

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Cognitive Assessment And Training Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report:- http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/cognitive-assessment-training.html Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Cognitive assessment and training is a formal assessment of one’s psychological functions and speed of information processing. This method of assessment...


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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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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