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2014-09-03 23:08:52

Cellular renewal, anti-aging skin formulas, Brain Vitality CD and book, and other products for staying young are on sale for the month of September. (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 As summer comes to a close and a new season begins, ChangeYourEnergy.com wants to support healthy changes with discounts on products for looking and feeling young throughout all the seasons of life. CYE knows that keeping an optimistic mind, healthy digestion, sleeping well and exercise are key to looking and...

2014-09-02 12:29:09

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLegend, Inc. (BioLegend) acquired the shares of Covance Antibody Services Inc., a business unit of Covance, located in Dedham, Massachusetts, on August 29, 2014. The Covance Antibody business unit develops and manufactures antibodies and research reagents for Neuroscience, Immunopathology, Cell Biology, Epitope Tags, and Immunohistochemistry Detection. These products, including In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) antibodies for IHC, are well-suited to...

Brain's Motor Areas Can Directly Turn Down Hearing
2014-09-02 03:06:42

Duke University When we want to listen carefully to someone, the first thing we do is stop talking. The second thing we do is stop moving altogether. This strategy helps us hear better by preventing unwanted sounds generated by our own movements. This interplay between movement and hearing also has a counterpart deep in the brain. Indeed, indirect evidence has long suggested that the brain's motor cortex, which controls movement, somehow influences the auditory cortex, which gives rise...

2014-08-29 23:11:19

In an upcoming workshop for health professionals in September, Toronto doctors Lynda and Michael Thompson will share their expertise in the field of neurofeedback. The use of neurofeedback has gained in popularity in recent years and in 2012 the American Academy of Pediatrics rated it as a level 1 treatment for ADHD. London, England (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 From Sept. 29-Oct. 3, 2014, Drs. Lynda and Michael Thompson will be presenting a workshop on Neurofeedback Fundamentals in beautiful...

2014-08-29 23:10:04

Donna Wilson and Marcus Conyers recently presented a paper at the 2014 Conference on Implementation Science in Cambridge, England, discussing how innovative graduate degree programs that focus on brain-based teaching have positive impact in real-world implementation. (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Donna Wilson and Marcus Conyers, co-developers of a graduate degree program that focuses on brain-based teaching, recently traveled to Cambridge, England, to present a paper on the practical...

2014-08-28 23:05:28

This webinar will provide experienced and novice researchers with an overview of the current optical imaging methods driving neuroscience today. Part of the BioTechniques free webinar series. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 In the coming years, considerable effort and resources will be directed at understanding the neural connections of the brain. This webinar examines many of the tools being used to study how neurons interact with one another at their synapses. Event Date: Tuesday,...

2014-08-27 23:13:15

Qualicare Family Homecare announces an important new resource for families who are dealing with the diagnosis of ALS for a loved one. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 ALS Insights is a dedicated website created by Qualicare to provide information, optimism and comfort. It features a series of compelling interviews with people who have been directly impacted by ALS. They share their insights, in searing honesty, about issues such as acceptance vs. denial of the diagnosis, the...

2014-08-27 23:06:35

The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center has announced enhancements to its inpatient program. Wickenburg, Arizona (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center has announced enhancements to its inpatient program, including an expansion of services and increased length of stay for patients who admit September 3, 2014 and after. Jim Dredge, CEO of The Meadows, reported The Meadows will increase its length of stay to 45 days to allow patients the...

2014-08-27 12:31:05

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), architect of the Fattah Neuroscience Initiative, announced today that researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have been awarded $260,810 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund early concept brain research. Fattah is a top appropriator on the subcommittee responsible for funding NSF. The project, "Microetching of the Human Brain," will attempt to create the most comprehensive...

Sleep Drunkenness Disorder Could Affect 1 In 7
2014-08-27 03:46:18

American Academy of Neurology A study is shining new light on a sleep disorder called "sleep drunkenness." The disorder may be as prevalent as affecting one in every seven people. The research is published in the August 26, 2014, print issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Sleep drunkenness disorder involves confusion or inappropriate behavior, such as answering the phone instead of turning off the alarm, during or following arousals from sleep,...


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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