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2014-12-24 15:09:57

And if he's correct, treatments could modulate reward-seeking behavior, and may be useful in treating addiction, as well as sleep and anxiety disorders.

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2014-12-24 09:08:17

Scientists of the future might look back on the 21st century as a pivotal moment in the evolution of the human thumb.

2014-12-23 23:04:33

Recipient of AxoGen nerve grafts will represent all nerve tissue recipients and ride on the Donate Life Rose Parade Float to promote awareness of importance of nerve tissue donation

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2014-12-23 21:01:10

A new study published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found that a drug used to treat Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS) called riluzole can prevent cognitive decline in lab rats, and could lead to effective treatments in humans.

e-readers
2014-12-23 12:16:58

Even if you're reading a snooze of a text (cough, Grapes of Wrath, cough).

David Glanzman
2014-12-19 15:08:49

The findings offer some hope for patients in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.

2014-12-19 12:26:41

The iaedp Symposium offers professionals unique continuing education opportunities PEKIN, Ill., Dec.

2014-12-19 08:25:28

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2014-12-18 23:01:56

Ed Bilsky, Ph.D., vice president for Research and Scholarship, founding director of the Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences (CEN), and professor of pharmacology at the University of New


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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