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2011-08-05 10:20:52

Research has shown that sight, balance, and hearing in humans can be enhanced with the application of “white noise”, or minute, random interference in the senses and this applies to the sense of touch as well.

2011-05-27 12:42:56

A new research study conducted by University of Miami Frost School of Music's Music Engineering Technology Group touches upon multi-touch surfaces as emerging valuable tools for collaboration, display, interaction, and musical expression.

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2011-05-20 11:05:00

Perhaps when we get hurt, we should not only ‘rub it better’ but also cross our arms.

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2010-11-30 10:25:54

Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers have captured pictures of the brain while patients experienced a pain stimulus with and without acupuncture to determine acupuncture's effect on how the brain processes pain.

2010-11-29 23:01:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers have captured pictures of the brain while patients experienced a pain stimulus with and without acupuncture to determine acupuncture's effect on how the brain processes pain.

2010-11-22 19:02:47

You detect an object flying at your head. What do you do? You probably first move out of the way -- and then you try to determine what the object is.

2010-10-19 17:16:58

Scientists at The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, McGill University have discovered that our brains have the ability to determine the shape of an object simply by processing specially-coded sounds, without any visual or tactile input.

2010-10-07 13:29:05

People who have been blind from birth make use of the visual parts of their brain to refine their sensation of sound and touch.

2010-07-15 16:16:56

Scientists have discovered the part of the brain that tracks the position of our limbs as we move through space.

2010-02-11 16:42:07

Scientists find sensory cortex develops late in fragile X syndrome defect.


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