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In brain, competing thoughts come in waves and rhythms

In brain, competing thoughts come in waves and rhythms

In brain, competing thoughts come in waves and rhythms. Emerging evidence suggests that a group of neurons can represent each unique piece of information, but […]

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Study of comatose brains finds changes to highly connected hub areas

Study of comatose brains finds changes to highly connected hub areas

Study of comatose brains finds changes to highly connected hub areas. Scientists have uncovered a key property of comatose brains that differentiates them from normal […]

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Researchers find evidence that brain compensates after traumatic brain injury

Researchers find evidence that brain compensates after traumatic brain injury

Researchers find evidence that brain compensates after traumatic brain injury. Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center have […]

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Neuron computer ‘invention’ hailed by scientists

Neuron computer ‘invention’ hailed by scientists

Neuron computer ‘invention’ hailed by scientists. An invention which could hold the key to building the world’s first neuron computer has been hailed by leading […]

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‘Epidemic’ of brain injuries in New Zealand

‘Epidemic’ of brain injuries in New Zealand

‘Epidemic’ of brain injuries in New Zealand. The number of New Zealanders with traumatic brain injuries has reached “epidemic levels”, with a new injury occurring […]

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‘Sleeping beauty’ gene proves beastly for sufferers

‘Sleeping beauty’ gene proves beastly for sufferers

‘Sleeping beauty’ gene proves beastly for sufferers. A mysterious molecule that turns people into modern-day Rip Van Winkles has been discovered in the brain, and […]

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Do You Use Just 10% Of Your Brain?

Do You Use Just 10% Of Your Brain?

The answer is…no! Popular “neuromyths”—such as the belief that individuals only use 10% of their brain, or that stimulus-rich environments improve the brains of young […]

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MRI Shows Brain Disruption In Patients With Post-Concussion Syndrome

MRI Shows Brain Disruption In Patients With Post-Concussion Syndrome

MRI shows changes in the brains of people with post-concussion syndrome (PCS), according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology. Researchers hope […]

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