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Studying How Brains Work When Bats Are On The Move
2013-04-19 11:11:44

Two new studies published in the journal Science look at how the brains of animals work when they are on the move. The findings are based on neural activity using bat models.

The Sleeping Brain Behaves As If It's Remembering Something
2012-10-08 07:17:17

UCLA researchers have for the first time measured the activity of a brain region known to be involved in learning, memory and Alzheimer's disease during sleep.

2012-05-09 21:13:21

In 1619, the pioneering astronomer Johannes Kepler published Harmonices Mundi in which he analyzed data on the movement of planets and asserted that the laws of nature governing the movements of planets show features of harmonic relationships in music.

2011-08-16 15:17:43

An unexpected discovery has led scientists to open an intriguing new window into the human brain, via the visual system.

2011-06-14 01:24:25

Lost your keys? Your brain might be in a better state to recall where you put them at some times than at others.

2011-04-29 01:26:31

In a paper to be published today [April 29, 2011] in the journal Science, a team of Boston University researchers under the direction of Michael Hasselmo, professor of psychology and director of Boston University's Computational Neurophysiology Laboratory, and Mark Brandon, a recent graduate of the Graduate Program for Neuroscience at Boston University, present findings that support the hypothesis that spatial coding by grid cells requires theta rhythm oscillations, and dissociates the...

2010-03-24 16:48:59

You see pictures of a monkey, scrambled eggs and a brightly dressed group of women laughing; research scientists at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the California Institute of Technology see electrical spikes coming from the neurons of your brain

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2010-03-03 07:41:25

Study suggests mental activity could stave off age-related cognitive and memory decline.

2009-04-21 08:57:08

When we emerge from a supermarket laden down with bags and faced with a sea of vehicles, how do we remember where we've parked our car and translate the memory into the correct action to get back there?


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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