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asleep at the wheel
2014-11-04 07:36:54

People suffering from the three main symptoms of insomnia are nearly three times more likely to die from a fatal injury sustained in a motor vehicle crash than those without any of those symptoms.

electroencephalogram
2014-11-01 06:59:23

Recent research from the University of California San Diego has found that an EEG test could play a role in studying, diagnosing and treating schizophrenia.

2014-10-31 23:04:14

This new program, “Banish Night Terrors” gives parents and caregivers a way of finally ending the

2014-10-31 23:02:09

In an upcoming webinar on November 18, 2014, Dr. Paul G. Swingle will discuss the topic of age related cognitive decline.

2014-10-31 16:24:33

COMPSYCH CORPORATION'S DR. RICHARD A. CHAIFETZ HONORED FOR PHILANTHROPIC LEADERSHIP CHICAGO, Oct.

2014-10-29 23:16:31

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) selects DRT Strategies as the prime contractor to provide technical, database, and user experience support to the National ALS Registry.

2014-10-29 08:33:24

Marcus Neuroscience Institute becomes first in Florida with both VISIUS iMRI and iCT for intraoperative imaging without patient transport MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Oct.

2014-10-28 23:04:37

Remuda Ranch at The Meadows, a comprehensive treatment center specializing in eating and co-occurring disorders for women and girls, is pleased to announce Jessica Setnick, MS, RD, CEDRD has joined

2014-10-28 23:02:32

In an effort to help people across the globe fall into a deep sleep naturally, a Texas-based company has developed and released a product that is specifically designed to do exactly that.


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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.