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2010-11-19 08:04:19

Children between the ages of 1 and 1 ½ who get most of their sleep at night, opposed to during the day, do better in a wide range of skills than children who don’t sleep much at night.

2010-11-05 10:52:54

Novel research from the shores of California has provided insight into mechanisms that trigger recovery after damage to the brain imperative for memory and attention.

2010-11-04 01:45:24

Brain research over the past 30 years has shown that if a part of the brain controlling movement or sensation or language is lost because of a stroke or injury, other parts of the brain can take over the lost function – often as well as the region that was lost.

2010-11-04 01:30:44

New research provides fascinating insight into mechanisms that underlie recovery after damage to a region of the brain important for memory and attention.

2010-11-04 01:27:21

Brain research over the past 30 years has shown that if a part of the brain controlling movement or sensation or language is lost because of a stroke or injury, other parts of the brain can take over the lost function – often as well as the region that was lost.

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2010-10-13 11:06:41

People's brains are more responsive to friends than to strangers, even if the stranger has more in common, according to a study in the Oct 13 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience.

2010-10-12 18:43:42

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago are the first to use brain imaging to examine the effects of emotion on working memory function in children with pediatric bipolar disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

2010-09-23 12:34:35

Antisocial boys who abuse drugs, break laws, and act recklessly are not just "bad" kids.

2010-09-20 16:31:00

Narcissists spend their resting time deep in thought, a new imaging study shows, though such reflection likely revolves entirely around the thinker.

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2010-09-17 13:00:00

A specific region of the brain appears to be larger in individuals who are good at turning their thoughts inward and reflecting upon their decisions, according to new research published in the journal Science.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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