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Latest Primary auditory cortex Stories

Brain's Motor Areas Can Directly Turn Down Hearing
2014-09-02 03:06:42

When we want to listen carefully to someone, the first thing we do is stop talking.

2014-04-30 11:45:46

Our brain activity is more similar to that of speakers we are listening to when we can predict what they are going to say.

The Prenatal Origins Of Autism In The Developing Brain
2014-03-28 07:48:58

A new study from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Allen Institute for Brain Science provides evidence that the development of autism begins during pregnancy.

2014-03-12 11:34:45

Multiple regions in the human genome are reported to be linked to musical aptitude.

Spending A Week In Darkness May Improve Hearing Loss
2014-02-06 06:02:44

It has long been known that if you take away once sense from a person, the other four will become more finely tuned. A new study, published in Neuron, reveals that minimizing a person's sight for as little as a week may help improve the brain's ability to process hearing.

2014-02-05 23:03:17

Simulated blindness gives adult mice sharper hearing, according to a study published today by University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University scientists. College

2013-10-30 10:11:17

Groundbreaking research nearly two decades ago linking a mother's educational background to her children's literacy and cognitive abilities stands out among decades of social science studies demonstrating the adverse effects of poverty.

2013-10-24 12:08:06

Imagine the brain's delight when experiencing the sounds of Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata" while simultaneously taking in a light show produced by a visualizer.

Humans And Rodents Process Their Mistakes
2013-10-21 06:55:57

People and rats may think alike when they've made a mistake and are trying to adjust their thinking.

2013-10-07 12:19:08

The cerebral cortex contains two major types of neurons: principal neurons that are excitatory and interneurons that are inhibitory, all interconnected within the same network.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.