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out of body
2015-05-05 08:23:11

In the ongoing search for scientific explanations for out-of-body experiences that take place when a person is near-death, a team of researchers used an fMRI brain scanner and cameras to create the illusion that a person’s body was located in a different part of a room.

Barry Van Veen EEG
2014-11-22 05:29:06

“Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?” Queen’s Freddie Mercury was unsure in the lyrics to Bohemian Rhapsody, but neurology could have given him the answer.

2014-01-15 10:34:13

Everybody feels pain differently, and brain structure may hold the clue to these differences.

2013-11-04 15:31:05

Non-motor symptoms, including abnormalities in cognition, mental behaviors, autonomic nerves and sensory perception, have the greatest effect on the quality of in Parkinson's disease patient life.

Chronic Dizziness May Be Helped By Magnetic Stimulation
2013-10-09 04:55:36

Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine believe that they have located a specific site in the human brain that could be one of the sources of dizziness and spatial disorientation.

2013-06-18 15:23:03

A study, led by Royal Holloway University researcher Carolyn McGettigan, has identified the brain regions and interactions involved in impersonations and accents.

Elderly Clumsiness Brain Changes
2013-06-06 08:01:08

Often attributed to age-related decay in vision and physical prowess, incidents of clumsiness in seniors could actually be caused by changes in the brain, say researchers.

2013-03-07 14:49:55

A region of the brain known to play a key role in visual and spatial processing has a parallel function: sorting visual information into categories.

2012-04-19 20:05:54

Scientists have speculated that the human brain features a “God spot,” one distinct area of the brain responsible for spirituality.

2012-02-22 12:04:02

If you are looking for a particular object — say a yellow pencil — on a cluttered desk, how does your brain work to visually locate it?


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.