Better brain implants with ultrathin carbon fiber electrodes

Better brain implants with ultrathin carbon fiber electrodes

Better brain implants with ultrathin carbon fiber electrodes. In hopes of revolutionizing implant technology, researchers have developed a new neural interface that has great potentials […]

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Study Shows How Social Isolation Disrupts Myelin Production

Animals that are socially isolated for prolonged periods make less myelin in the region of the brain responsible for complex emotional and cognitive behavior, researchers […]

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Newborn neurons, even in the adult aging brain, are critical for memory

Newborn neurons, even in the adult aging brain, are critical for memory

Newborn neurons, even in the adult aging brain, are critical for memory. Newly generated neurons in the adult hippocampus are critical for memory retrieval, according […]

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Substance addiction and the inherent differences in brain functions

Substance addiction and the inherent differences in brain functions

Substance addiction and the inherent differences in brain functions. According to data published by NIDA (National Institutes of Drug Abuse) nearly 20 million Americans have […]

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A legendary rock and roll drummer teams up with a neuroscientist to explore the role of rhythm in brain function

A legendary rock and roll drummer teams up with a neuroscientist to explore the role of rhythm in brain function

A legendary rock and roll drummer teams up with a neuroscientist to explore the role of rhythm in brain function. This September, Grateful Dead drummer […]

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Young People Get Brain Damaged By High Blood Pressure

Uncontrolled high blood pressure damages the brain’s structure and function as early as young middle-age, and even the brains of middle-aged people who clinically would […]

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OCD Brain Has Higher Activity When Dealing With A Moral Dilemma

Morality problems cause much more worry for people with OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder), compared to the general population, researchers from the Hospital de Mar, Barcelona, Spain, […]

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Empathy represses analytic thought, and vice versa: brain physiology limits simultaneous use of both networks

Empathy represses analytic thought, and vice versa: brain physiology limits simultaneous use of both networks

Empathy represses analytic thought, and vice versa: brain physiology limits simultaneous use of both networks. When the brain fires up the network of neurons that […]

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Brain Has Distinct Activity Pattern When Losing Consciousness During Anesthesia

A new study from the US reveals for the first time, that the brain has a distinct pattern of electrical activity as patients lose consciousness […]

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Patients with frontal lobe epilepsy may have effective compensatory mechanism to maintain memory function

A small study led by Matthias Koepp, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK, stated that, memory impairment in frontal lobe epilepsy remained unclear. Therefore, the […]

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Brain Training Regimen Doesn’t Have To Be An Overly Complicated Process

The human brain is a glorious organism capable of wonders. However, like anything else, it must be trained to perform at its finest. Brain training […]

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The same brain system that controls our muscles also helps us remember music,

The same brain system that controls our muscles also helps us remember music,

The same brain system that controls our muscles also helps us remember music, scientists say. When we listen to a new musical phrase, it is […]

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Even ‘moderate’ drinking could impairs brain cell growth as just two glasses of wine a day could nearly halve the number of brain cells we produce

Even ‘moderate’ drinking could impairs brain cell growth as just two glasses of wine a day could nearly halve the number of brain cells we produce

Even ‘moderate’ drinking could impairs brain cell growth as just two glasses of wine a day could nearly halve the number of brain cells we […]

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Measuring Metabolism Can Predict Alzheimer’s Progress With 90 Percent Accuracy

When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, scientists usually – and understandably – look to the brain as their first center of attention. Now researchers at […]

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CogniFit adds new brain fitness tasks to its cognitive platform to train focus and planning abilities

We have the pleasure to announces today the release of additional free tasks to its cognitive training platform. The “Twist It” and “Neuron Madness” tasks […]

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Memory could be the most malleable and trainable cognitive function

Memory could be the most malleable and trainable cognitive function

A new study presented today at the annual meeting of the Society of Neuroscience in New Orleans, Louisiana shows that improved working memory function, following […]

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