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2014-10-22 23:08:25

New brain research that advances our understanding of the processes that go into everyday decision-making has been released, offering up new ways of understanding the human condition. Scottsdale, Ariz., (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 New brain pathway research that advances our understanding of the processes that go into everyday decision-making has been released, offering up new ways of understanding the human condition. Advances in Mind-Body Medicine, a peer-reviewed quarterly journal, has...

2014-10-22 12:22:53

New research shows correlation between exposures to toxic air pollutants and autism spectrum disorders; coalition including PennFuture responds PITTSBURGH, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Preliminary results from a groundbreaking study from the University of Pittsburgh show a significant correlation between exposure to toxic air pollutants during pregnancy and a child's early years of life and the development of autism spectrum disorders. Researchers from the University of...

2014-10-21 12:25:21

Local CITGO Marketer Sponsors MDA Toast to Life Gala APPLETON, Wis., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Local CITGO Marketer Garrow Oil Corporation and CITGO Petroleum Corporation are teaming up to sponsor the inaugural MDA Toast to Life Gala to benefit ALS research and to honor Jane Vanden Heuvel of Little Chute, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2011. On Oct. 23, guests are invited to the Timber Rattlers Banquet Venue at Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton to participate in the event. "Hosting...

2014-10-21 08:34:41

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An automated EEG biofeedback system works just as well as a clinician-run system in helping reduce attention deficits in those with substance use disorders, according to an independent joint study from researchers at UCLA and UNC Wilmington. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141020/153183 The finding means that addiction treatment centers now have an easier and more affordable way to help clients with issues such as ADHD learn...

2014-10-20 12:35:58

One-year Postgraduate Certificate in Psychology also added to online portfolio LIVERPOOL, England, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Liverpool's School of Psychology has announced the launch of fully online MSc programmes in Psychology, Mental Health Psychology and Organisational and Business Psychology. All three programmes feature a cross-cultural international approach that allows students to learn collaboratively with other working professionals from across the world, share...

2014-10-20 12:31:09

The Congressman and architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative provided remarks for the 20th anniversary celebration of the joint research venture between Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, helped celebrate the 20(th) anniversary of the Center for Neural Basis of Cognition (CNBC)--a joint venture between the University of...

2014-10-17 08:28:04

HELSINKI, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FINGERTIP(TM), the first ever social decision-making cloud solution developed by Fingertip Ltd., Helsinki, Finland, is reinventing decision-making on a global scale. Since even seemingly inconsequential decisions are likely to affect productivity, profitability, customer experience and employee satisfaction, decisions of any dimension and nature have an impact on any organization's success. To make better decisions, Fingertip...

2014-10-14 23:02:26

World leading manufacturer of peak performance physiology instrumentation will be exhibiting at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology Conference October 15-18, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Coaches, trainers and sport psychology professionals are invited to learn how to optimize performance by adding this technology to their practice. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Training programs for elite and professional athletes have evolved considerably over the years. Today,...

2014-10-14 16:28:02

North Carolina technical assistant wins a free space makeover PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) today announced the winners of the Organize Your Stuff contest, which was designed to help adults organize their space and reduce clutter. Sydney Bloom, 28, from Charlotte, NC was chosen as the grand prize winner after submitting a picture of her craft room and the reason she needed help organizing it. To help Sydney achieve her organizational goals,...

2014-10-14 08:33:55

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Deepak Raghavan has joined Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg (RAF) in response to the increasing volume of neuroradiology imaging studies handled by the practice, RAF CEO Ed Swager announced today. Neuroradiology studies such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) scans of the brain, spine, head and neck assist in diagnosing conditions including tumors, stroke, trauma injuries and spinal...


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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