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brain-like computing
2015-03-10 09:50:26

Computers that function like the human brain could soon become a reality thanks to new research using optical fibres made of speciality glass.

smells
2015-03-09 15:45:06

In a study that helps to deconstruct how olfaction is encoded in the brain, neuroscientists at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a type of neuron that appears to help tune, amplify and dampen neuronal responses to chemosensory inputs from the nasal cavity.

2015-03-09 12:31:07

Trip will support Fattah's push for increased global cooperation around neuroscience WASHINGTON, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S.

2015-03-09 08:25:43

"Decide for Success: The Ultimate Success Trigger" helps spur entrepreneurship PHILADELPHIA, March 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrepreneurs and small business owners face hundreds of

2015-03-08 23:00:29

Many people read before bedtime, but using e-readers can affect a person's sleeping patterns and quality of sleep.

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2015-03-08 10:36:35

While you set your clock forward an hour, make sure you also take care of your heart, as studies show that people tend to have more heart attacks on the Monday after Spring daylight saving time.

2015-03-05 23:02:29

Twitter Chat with Dr. Britney Blair to Debunk Common #SleepMyths on March 10 at 11am PT Palo Alto, Calif.

2015-03-05 12:29:48

PEKIN, Ill., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When the 2015 iaedp Symposium officially opens on March 19 in Phoenix, it will begin with the traditional Presentation of the Colors by the Luke Air

2015-03-04 16:28:19

Nevro to Host Conference Call on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 at 4:30 p.m. ET MENLO PARK, Calif., March 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevro Corp.


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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