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2014-07-09 16:28:40

The Renfrew Center of Los Angeles set to open fall 2014 PHILADELPHIA, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Renfrew Center, the nation's first residential eating disorder treatment facility, established in 1985, and the largest network of eating disorder treatment centers, announced today it is opening a facility in Los Angeles, CA this fall. The west coast location will be Renfrew's 16th in the U.S. The new site, like all of Renfrew's centers, specializes in the treatment of anorexia,...

Explaining Brain Circuitry By Dodging Dots
2014-07-09 03:49:18

Brown University A neuroscience study provides new insight into the primal brain circuits involved in collision avoidance, and perhaps a more general model of how neurons can participate in networks to process information and act on it. In the study, Brown University neuroscientists tracked the cell-by-cell progress of neural signals from the eyes through the brains of tadpoles as they saw and reacted to stimuli including an apparently approaching black circle. In so doing, the...

Sleep Studies Find Contradictory Results Pertaining To Lunar Cycles
2014-07-09 07:36:29

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe online Ask any emergency room nurse or doctor and they will tell you that the effect on human behavior of a full moon cannot be denied. Besides anecdotal accounts of general human lunacy when the moon looms large in the night sky, there has been murmurs for some time in the scientific community that the Earth's natural satellite also affects our sleep. All studies thus far have been inconclusive. As reported in Time Magazine and other...

2014-07-09 00:20:20

Funding announced today from the Defense agency will go to research teams at the University of Pennsylvania and UCLA to support the development of the Restoring Active Memory (RAM) program WASHINGTON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) applauded today's announcement by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that they have launched their Restoring Active Memory (RAM) program. The program will be led by teams at the University of...

2014-07-08 08:30:45

Highlights include additional analyses from Phase 3 and ongoing open-label studies, discovery research on the potential use of combination therapy and data on the impact of beta-amyloid imaging on diagnosis and management INDIANAPOLIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced that 23 presentations will be given at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2014 (AAIC 2014) in Copenhagen, Denmark from July 12 - 17, 2014. Of particular interest...

2014-07-08 08:25:02

Outperforms existing apps in user engagement, effectiveness and price COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain+, a new brain-training regimen that outpaces existing apps in engagement, effectiveness and economy for users, is being launched today in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Free to download, Brain+ is available now to iPhone and iPad users through the Apple AppStore. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140618/119199 Brain+ contains a...

human brain project
2014-07-08 07:22:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online It has been called the most ambitious neuroscience project ever attempted, but a proposed 10-year, $1.6 billion initiative designed to develop technology capable of simulating a person’s brain is now facing a possible boycott from scientists over concerns the project is too expensive and has too narrow a focus. When it was originally announced in October 2013, the Human Brain Project was described as an attempt to create a new...

2014-07-08 04:21:32

ST. LOUIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Navy and NASA researchers have each examined the impact of sleep in individuals living and working underwater but researchers with Clayton Sleep Institute (CSI) in St. Louis are hoping to gain new insight with a study in cooperation with Fabien Cousteau's Mission 31. The study teams the sleep researchers with aquanauts to examine how factors such as low light exposure, ambient pressure, air gas mixtures, stress and isolation may...

2014-07-07 10:16:35

Institute for Basic Science Successfully inducing cell differentiation by light through the use of light-inducible receptor tyrosine kinases Institute for Basic Science (IBS), the main organization of the International Science and Business Belt project in South Korea, has announced that a group of researchers, led by professor Won Do Heo, have developed a new technology in the field of optogenetics that can remotely control specific receptors by light. They have named this new...

2014-07-05 23:01:15

North American Neurostimulation/Neuromodulation market report estimates the market for different neuromodulation techniques as well as geographic analysis. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-neurostimulation-neuromodulation-9466950772.html (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 The global neuromodulation market is estimated to be $4503.9 million in 2013, and is expected to reach $7810.4 million by 2018 at a CAGR of 11.6%. Amongst one of the advanced technologies, neuromodulation treats...


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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